Chief Operating Officer with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.
Udloriak Hanson is Chief Operating Officer with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI), the land claims organization representing Nunavut Inuit. She is also NTI’s Chief Negotiator for devolution.
Ms. Hanson served as Senior Advisor to the Clerk of the Executive Council for the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador on Aboriginal Issues and Arctic Economic Opportunities. Ms. Hanson also served as A/Executive Director and Special Advisor to Mary Simon, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), the national organization representing Inuit across Canada.
She led the development of Qaujisaqtiit Society, the Nunavut territory’s first charitable consortium of Inuit non-profit organizations. She sits on the Board of Directors for The Circle of Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples of Canada and the Rideau Hall Foundation. She is also a Board member with Arctic Children and Youth Foundation. And is a proud member of the Canadians for a New Partnership.
Ms. Hanson has undergraduate honours degrees in business administration and adult education. She currently resides in Iqaluit, Nunavut where she was born and raised.