Michael Fox is the President of Fox High Impact Consulting, a national firm that specializes in Aboriginal processes, participation, and partnership development in the energy and mineral sectors. He brings a wealth of experience in structuring projects, partnership, and financing from early stage engagement through later stage formal consultation with First Nations. In his previous employment, he assisted northern Ontario First Nations with economic development initiatives within the main natural resource development sectors of Ontario: forestry, energy, and mining. He has facilitated joint ventures and partnership arrangements between First Nations and industry. In addition, he has acted as one of key liaison person between First Nations’ project proponents and governmental agencies as well as facilitated capacity building initiatives. He obtained a post-secondary education in business administration and an honours degree in political science, with the latter being primarily focused on natural resource development in Ontario and Aboriginal law. He’s originally from Weenusk First Nation and has twin sons and a daughter.