Coming to Vancouver eight times took lots of time, energy, and money, but it was worth it, because of the opportunity to learn about applied Community Economic Development.
Carol Anne Hilton, from the Nuu chah nulth Nation, was recently appointed Senior Advisor to the Federal Finance Minister. CEO of Transformation, Carol Anne is a recognized leading First Nation’s business entrepreneur with a Masters Degree in Business Management from the University of Hertfordshire, England. Carol Anne has a solid understanding and application of First Nation’s economic development best practices and brings extensive knowledge and experience in community development, business management, corporate relations, engagement strategies and project management. Carol Anne works to incorporate an Aboriginal worldview while bringing First Nations, industry and government together to design new approaches for sustainable, inclusive development. Carol Anne brings project management experience across industries in resource management, governance, and regional development. Carol Anne was a founding Director of the BC First Nations Health Society/ Interim BC First Nations Health Authority
Carol Anne currently serves on the Community Social Planning Council, Chairs the Community Micro Lending Society and serves as a Director of the World Fisheries Trust.
Carol Anne teaches Indigenomics.