President, Indigenous Community Engagement
Michael Fox is the President of Indigenous Community Engagement Inc., a national firm that specializes in Aboriginal processes, participation, and partnership development in the resource development industry. He brings a wealth of experience in structuring projects, partnerships, and financing for both industry proponents and Indigenous communities. In his earlier career, he assisted with northern Ontario First Nations with economic development initiatives while working for an Aboriginal financial institution. He obtained a post-secondary education in business administration and an honours degree in political science, with the latter being primarily focused on natural resource development in Ontario and Aboriginal law. He has an MBA and teaches part-time at the University of Waterloo and Ryerson University. He’s originally from Weenusk First Nation and has twin sons who played in the OHL and a daughter who is in university.