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Lee Ahenakew

Chair of the Board of Governors / Director University of Saskatchewan / First Nations Power Authority of Saskatchewan
Chair of the Board of Governors / Director University of Saskatchewan / First Nations Power Authority of Saskatchewan

Lee Ahenakew

Lee Ahenakew
Chair of the Board of Governors / Director
University of Saskatchewan / First Nations Power Authority of Saskatchewan

Lee is a collaborative and engaging leader that builds businesses opportunities with First Nations and industry.   Lee is a member of the Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation. 

An expert in business planning and development with an ability to open new markets and build relationships, and with broad knowledge and experience working with First Nations and industry across Canada, Lee develops business relationships with a focus in the natural resource and utility sectors.  Lee develops new opportunities and partnerships through organizational strategies, community engagement, and quality processes to advance Indigenous inclusion and social responsibility including benefit agreement negotiations and implementation.  

Most recently Lee served as the Interim CEO for the First Nations Power Authority and has held leadership roles for a First Nations owned development corporation, mining in community engagement, and for the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.  Lee is the Chair of the Board of Governors of the University of Saskatchewan and a Director for the First Nations Power Authority of Saskatchewan.