Laurie Sterritt, Partner, Indigenous and Diversity Search Practice, she is a values-based leader with over 30 years’ experience in the fields of Indigenous, government and community relations.
Laurie has a passion for creating economic and social change with the participation of companies, governments and communities that have normally been at odds. Inspiring connections that lead to balanced and thoughtful partnerships, Laurie is known for her commitment to influencing diversity and inclusion within corporate Canada. She’s worked across the natural resources sectors including electric utilities, mining, forestry and LNG and has supported education and training initiatives with and for 100+ First Nation communities.
Active in her community, Laurie was the founder and producer of the Indigenous Women’s Leadership Summit (2018 and 2019)—a national gathering of Indigenous women who lead at all levels and in all sectors. Laurie is a Director for Denison Mines Corp. and former board appointments include the Canadian Centre for Arts and Technology (CANCAT), the British Columbia Institute of Technology (1st Vice-Chair), the Industry Training Authority and the Real Estate Council of BC.
A member of the Kispiox Band of the Gitxsan Nation, Laurie holds a Bachelor of Commerce from UBC and a Certificate in Professional Fund Raising.