Members of our advisory council
Jean Becker is Inuit from Nunatsiavut, Labrador. She has worked at Wilfrid Laurier University since 2006 and was a vital asset to creating Indigenous Initiatives there.
Max Skudra is director, research and government relations at the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. He has a background in Human Rights, business development and finance.
David Newhouse is Onondaga from the Six Nations of the Grand River community near Brantford, Ontario. He is a professor of Indigenous studies at Trent University in the Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies.
Natasha Kassim is director, diversity and inclusion at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Financial Group. She is a human resources professional with a background in the financial services industry.
David C Thomas (PhD University of South Carolina) is a professor in the Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria and professor emeritus of international management at Simon Fraser University.