Gordon Prest

Using his life experience as a tool for change, Gordon Prest is a modern day keeper of the land. Working as an advisor and negotiator in the British Columbia forestry industry for over 45 years he now focuses on community economic development and capacity building projects for First Nations communities. Prest was formerly an instructor at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, and helped establish the University of British Columbia Faculty Of Forestry’s Aboriginal Initiative in 1994.