MP Marilyn Gladu is a professional engineer by trade with a long career in the petrochemical industry and global business before entering politics.
She worked for Dow Chemical for 21 years in a variety of roles locally and globally. Marilyn then became Engineering Manager and subsequently the Director of Engineering at Suncor before taking a consultant role at WorleyParsons, managing large teams of various professionals for construction and engineering projects.
At Shell, she served as North American Business Director for petrochemicals and refining. She was recently named as a prestigious “Fellow” by the Canadian Academy of Engineers.
As the Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton in 2016, Marilyn received the MacLean’s award as “Most Collegial Parliamentarian” as voted by the other members of Parliament. She served as the Official Opposition Science Critic, as well as the Chair for the Status of Women.
She has served as the Critic for Science, in addition to the Vice-Chair of the Aerospace Caucus. She was also the Shadow Minister of Health, and the Vice-Chair on the Standing Committee on Health.
Marilyn has the ability to work with multiple levels of government, NGO’s and industry associations to achieve good outcomes for our community and our country. She is focused on creating economic opportunities, standing up for seniors, and working with other community leaders on local priorities.
She takes great honour in representing Sarnia-Lambton and using her years of vast experience to ensure that both her community and the nation at large are both served as well as possible. She's also the proud mom of two daughters.