(Member of the Samson Cree Nation)

Steve Saddleback

Steve Saddleback is a member of the Samson Cree Nation located in Maskwacis, Alberta, Treaty Six Territory.

He is a Partner at Opimoyaso Group, a 100% owned Indigenous Firm.

Steve has worked for National and International Organizations in Finance, Real Estate Investment, Banking, Economic Development, Government Relations, Advocacy for a Non-Profit, Education & Career Development, Fiscal Relations, Co-Chair (IRC Representative) of the First Nations Site Rehabilitation Program alongside the Government of Alberta and was a Partner of an Oil and Gas lease construction company in Northeastern British Columbia.

Steve is a board member of Renfrew Educational Services, Clean Resource Innovation Network, Equitable Origin and is an Advisor to IndigeSteam. He is a Fellow of the Energy Futures Lab.

Steve is adamant about working towards meaningful involvement of Indigenous communities in all areas of the economy with a focus on the Energy sector.