DESIGNING OUR ECONOMIES INDIGENOMICS BY DESIGN SPEAKERS
SENIOR DIRECTOR, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT INDIGENOUS INFRASTRUCTURE AT CANADA INFRASTRUCTURE BANK
Hillary Thatcher is Senior Director, Project Development, Indigenous Infrastructure.
Hillary leads the CIB’s Indigenous relationships and opportunities to engage with
Indigenous communities. She is part of the team offering advice and making
investments consistent in CIB’s priority initiatives.
Previously Director General of Innovation and Services at Indigenous Services Canada, Hillary spent 15 years with the Ontario government in senior roles across Indigenous
Affairs, Energy and Infrastructure and Natural Resources. Hillary has a proven track
record of building linkages among government, industry and Indigenous interests.
Hillary is Métis and has been an active member of the urban Indigenous community of
Toronto through her volunteer roles at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, Red Sky
Performance and the Downie Wenjak Fund.
Hillary graduated from Concordia University in Montreal and the University of Victoria.