10 November, 2020
Don is a member of the Black River First Nation in Canada, with a professional social and educational background. He has spent the past twenty-five years working in hundreds of First Nations and indigenous communities in Canada, USA, Mexico, Bolivia, Panama, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile and the Philippines.
Don is a goal-focused professional with vast experience and expertise in building/optimising education, training, communications and sustainability programmes in order to maximise community development success and business results worldwide.
At the same time, Don has worked with major forestry, mining and energy companies throughout the Americas and Asia in the area of corporate capacity building with respect to building respectful relationships and working with companies for the inclusion of First Nations/Indigenous and marginalized peoples in their project areas.