Brian Davey, Executive Director

Brian Davey has over 30 years of experience working on First Nation business and economic development issues as an elected First Nation’s leader, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, Manager, management consultant and employee in both the public and private sectors.  Much of his experience is focused in northern Ontario in the resource sector, infrastructure development and financing.  Presently, he is the Executive Director of the Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund.  In the past he worked for Matawa First Nations Management, First Nations Equity, Economic Renewal Initiative, and the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, including working as a private consultant.

Brian is a Native Studies graduate from Trent University. He was born in Moose Factory, Ontario and is a member of the Moose Cree First Nation and currently resides with his spouse Leesa in Thunder Bay, Ontario.  He has two daughters Courtney and Breanne and three grandsons Cohen, Phoenix and Kyler.