John (he/him) and his family live in the heart of Ktunaxa ?Amak?is in Kaslo, BC, where they enjoy the mountains, grow food, and celebrate being part of a rich community. Since the beginning, John is on the Board of Directors and has been part of the design and conception of the Youth Climate Corps.
John has 25 years of experience working within complex, multi-party resource use situations and his approach is based on collaboration and capacity building while being grounded in technical expertise.
John is an independent consultant whose clients include First Nations, communities, companies, organizations and governments across BC and around the world. He works on issues that include community wildfire risk reduction, strategic land use planning and conservation area design.
John has graduate degrees in Forestry and Land Use from Oxford University and Conflict Analysis and Management from Royal Roads University.