John is the Global Head of HR for Northland Power, an independent power producer dedicated to developing, building, owning and operating clean and green power projects in Canada, Europe as well as in Latin America and Asia Pacific
In this role, he leads a team that provides global support for entrepreneurial business strategies through the development and execution of an effective HR Strategy and programs in all HR disciplines, with a focus on executive compensation, employee engagement, global recruitment and mobility, talent management, employee and labour relations and Health and Safety.
John is a strategic and creative human resource professional with proven global experience in the development and implementation of innovative human resource programs that support organizational strategies and goals. He is adept at managing the challenges of leading and influencing in multi-national international environments and has demonstrated the ability to build strong internal and external partnerships to provide strong service delivery to organizational clients.
Prior to Northland Power, he was the SVP & CHRO at Purolator, and before that was the SVP, HR at Brinks, having undertaken an expat assignment to establish the regional HR Function in Paris, France as VP, HR. John started his HR career as the Director of HR at the LCBO.