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Rocky Sinclair

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Rocky Sinclair

Rocky Sinclair

CEO, Alberta Investment Corporation (AIIC)
Topic: 
PARTNERSHIPS WITH INDIGENOUS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONS THAT DISRUPT TRADITIONAL BUSINESS MODELS

Rocky Sinclair is Cree originally from the northern Alberta community of Lesser Slave Lake.  He has dedicated over 25 years of his professional career to aboriginal business development and entrepreneurship, from frontline services to senior management.   He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Alberta Indian Investment Corporation (AIIC) , whose primary focus is on commercial developmental lending, business education and support services for Alberta First Nations.

Rocky is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors Program – Rotman School of Management – the University of Toronto and University of Alberta School of Business and is a former member of the Alberta Economic Development Authority and served on the Productivity and Competitiveness Committee.  In addition, he is a founding member of Aksis (Edmonton’s Aboriginal Business and Professional Association) and currently serves as Vice President as well as serving as a director on the board of Homeward Trust.

Additionally, Rocky was recently appointed by Alberta’s Minister of Energy to serve on the Energy Diversification Advisory Committee (EDAC).