Marion Lefebvre is Senior Associate with the Institute. Her focus is on building partnerships with aboriginal, academic and government organizations that expand the IOG’s reach in delivering purpose designed advice, solutions and learning opportunities for aboriginal, public and private sector clients.
Marion has over thirty years of experience in aboriginal and public governance policy and issue management both in the public and private sectors. She has undertaken negotiations for the federal government and corporate clients on numerous resource, environmental, management and economic development agreements with aboriginal groups throughout Canada. As well, she has assisted numerous federal departments in developing and implementing aboriginal consultation policies, conducted policy development in the areas of claims negotiation and policy, capital management and governance. Marion has also worked closely with numerous Aboriginal organizations on a myriad of economic development ,treaty, resource management and governance measures. In a broader context, she has also had extensive experience in providing senior level strategic planning, policy making and program implementation and evaluation advice to federal departments, provinces, territorial and First Nation governments.