JP Gladu is currently Principal of Mokwateh and previously served as President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) from September 2012 until April 2020. Anishinaabe from Thunder Bay JP is a member of Sand Pont First Nation. He completed a forestry technician diploma in 1993 from Sault College, an undergraduate degree in forestry from Northern Arizona University in 2000, an Executive MBA from Queens University and ICD.D from Rotman School of Management University of Toronto.
His career path includes work with Indigenous communities and organizations, environmental non-government organizations, industry and governments from across Canada.
Currently, JP serves on the board of Suncor, Noront Resources, Chair of Boreal Leadership Champions and Senior Fellow at the Macdonald Laurier Institute and previously served on the Board of Ontario Power Generation, past Chair of the Mikisew Group of Companies and Chancellor of St. Paul’s University College Waterloo in 2017 for a three-year term.