Chair, Indigenous Advisory Council
Raylene Whitford is a Cree-Métis finance professional with a well-established career in the international energy industry. She is the Director of INDIGI-X and founder of Canative Energy, a boutique consulting company that supports the economic prosperity of Indigenous peoples impacted by the energy sector.
A former equity partner of Deloitte Canada, Raylene is the chair of TC Energy’s Indigenous Advisory Council, is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Deputy Minister of International Trade and is a Director for an investment company affiliated with the Métis Nation of Alberta.
Her previous leadership positions include directing a company listed on the London Stock Exchange and leading a $42 billion capital efficiency project for an integrated energy company in the Middle East.
Raylene is a Chartered Accountant and has an MBA from Aberdeen Business School in the UK. She is currently completing an interdisciplinary PhD in Indigenous Studies and Business at the University of Alberta.