Director & Co-Chair
David Omilgoitok is a management executive and a former senior public servant, based in Cambridge Bay Nunavut. He served as Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Deputy Minister of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs, and he was Secretary to Cabinet in the Government of Nunavut.
Director & Co-Chair
Rick Doman is seasoned executive with over 45 years of experience, including with Doman Industries (currently named Western Forest Products Inc.). Mr. Doman also founded EACOM Timber Corporation where he served as the CEO, and is currently the CEO of GreenFirst Forest Products Inc.
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq is an experienced politician and government administrator from the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. First elected as a Member of Parliament in 2008, in 2009 she became the first Inuk in Canadian history to be appointed to Cabinet as Minister of Health. Ms. Aglukkaq is also a respected business leader, serving as a Director of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited.
James (Jim) Britton is a storied Northern business leader, entrepreneur, and public servant. Mr. Britton was a founder, President & CEO of Northern Property Real Estate Investment Trust, the largest private real estate investor in Canada's North. Prior to his business career, Mr. Britton was a Deputy Minister in the Government of the Northwest Territories.
Brendon Abrams is the CEO of Boreal Carbon Corporation, and brings over 10 years of capital markets experience, most recently serving as a Director and Equity Research Analyst (real estate) at Canaccord Genuity. Mr. Abrams holds Chartered Accountant and Chartered Professional Accounting designations.
Chief Executive Officer
Brendan Bell is an experienced Northern mining leader. He is a former CEO of Dominion Diamond Corporation. Mr. Bell served as Minister of Industry Tourism & Investment and Minister of Justice in the Government of the Northwest Territories. He is also a Director of the Robert Gannicott Foundation.
Chief Operating Officer
Elliot Holland is a project developer with a focus on Northern and indigenous-led work. Mr. Holland has extensive mining experience as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, as VP Projects at Dominion Diamond Corporation, and as a consultant to indigenous and public governments at IMC.