Gregory John


Biography

Gregory John, BComm ’13, EMBA Candidate ‘21

Greg has accumulated a wealth of professional experience in two countries and across many industries with over a decade’s experience in Indigenous and Stakeholder relations in energy. As a citizen of the Métis Nation of Alberta he has a mutual understanding of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous worlds. His experience and expertise lie in Indigenous relations, strategy, negotiations, communications, and public relations.

His career has allowed him to be at the helm of both a consulting firm, Four Peaks Business Development Ltd and tech start-up, Unimaize Technologies Inc., He has worked on some of the most important energy projects in Canada today, but also has been able to advocate globally for community and industry.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Calgary and is a candidate to receive his Executive MBA in 2021 at his alma mater. He is the one of the University of Calgary's youngest elected Senators, a member of the Calgary Police Chief's Indigenous Advisory Board, and a member of the 2020/2021 Global Petroleum Show Executive Steering Committee.

He is a sought-after panelist and keynote speaker and has had the opportunity to bring his Indigenous energy perspective across Canada. He most recently travelled to Japan in November of 2019 to talk around the importance of Indigenous participation in energy to some of Japan’s most senior government and business leaders.