AScT, EP, Dipl. Tech.
TITLE: Community Engagement Lead
OFFICE: Vancouver, British Columbia
John Emery is a public and indigenous relations, community consultation, and inclusion professional with 25 years of diverse consultation, capacity-building, and indigenous and small business contracting experience. As a Justice Institute of BC-certified negotiator and mediator, John is a highly experienced agreement and contract negotiator and manager. John is recognized for his ability to amicably and equitably unite regulators, indigenous leaders, and key stakeholders and influencers through building respectful, collaborative relationships. His extensive experience and goal-oriented work ethic resulted in hundreds of successful regulatory application and instrument approvals. John strengthens communities through collaboration, and has designed and implemented dozens of training, capacity-building, and mentoring programs founded on the hundreds of benefits, cultural study, and other agreements he has negotiated, managed, and administered. He maintains respectful relationships with 100 aboriginal groups in BC, Alberta, and the Yukon.