Speaker Profiles

Carol Anne Hilton

Carol Anne Hilton

Senior Advisor, Canadian Federal Economic Growth Council

CEO, Transformation International

Carol Anne Hilton, MBA is the CEO of Transformation International an award winning First Nation Social and Economic Development company. Carol Anne is a recognized First Nation’s business leader with an international Masters Degree in Business Management (MBA) from the University of Hertfordshire, England. Carol Anne is of Nuu chah nulth descent from the Hesquiaht Nation on Vancouver Island.

Carol Anne was recently appointed as a senior advisor on the Canadian Federal Economic Growth Council. The Council advises the Federal Finance Minister Morneau on Canadian economic growth. Carol Anne is currently authoring ‘Indigenomics- a Global Power Shift’. Carol Anne is a leader, advisor, and facilitator in areas related to community development, nation building, business management, economic development, governance, corporate engagement, industry development, finance and resource management.

Carol Anne has led the establishment of a line of thought called #indigenomics- building and developing local Indigenous economies. Carol Anne is currently authoring ‘Indigenomics – a Global Power Shift.’ Carol Anne is currently an instructor at both Simon Fraser University’s Community Economic Development Program and faculty lead at the Banff Center’s Indigenous Business Program and also currently a Fleck Fellow. She is a director at the McGill Institute of the Study of Canada and the Canadian Community Economic Development Network.

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