Graeme Reed

Strategic Advisor, Environment, Lands & Water Branch, Assembly of First Nations

Graeme Reed is a strategic advisor with the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), where he advocates for the inclusion of First Nations in international, national, and regional dialogues around climate change and energy policy. He completed his doctorate at the University of Guelph, and is currently a post-doctoral associate at the Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Languages at York University. He is the coordinating lead author of the forthcoming “For Our Future: Indigenous Resilience Report” as part of the Government of Canada’s national climate assessment and is a former co-chair of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change in the UNFCCC. He is Anishinaabe from the Great Lakes (Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory) with mixed ancestry from England, Scotland and Germany.

Speaker Sessions

Centering Indigenous Rights, Equity Partnerships and Indigenous Ways of Knowing for a Regenerative Future

  • Building Resilient Communities
  • Ensuring Water Security
  • Intersectional Track
  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Restoring and Protecting Nature
  • Indigenous Leadership and Ways of Knowing
Session Date
Thursday, Feb 15 2024 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Featuring
Graeme Reed Strategic Advisor, Environment, Lands & Water Branch, Assembly of First Nations
Leah George-Wilson Former Chief, Tsleil Waututh Nation; Associate, Miller Titerle + Company; Co-Chair, First Nations Summit
Kwatuuma Cole Sayers Executive Director, Clean Energy BC
Jordyn Burnouf Sustainable Energy & Sovereignty Specialist, Métis Nation-Saskatchewan