Katherine Wheatley is Project Lead of the Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative (RRII)
Katie joined SHARE in August 2019 as Project Lead for the Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative. The Initiative, a partnership between SHARE and the National Aboriginal Trust Officers’ Association (NATOA), aims to promote responsible investment policies and practices that include reconciliation goals.
Prior to joining SHARE, Katie worked in intergovernmental affairs with various First Nations to protect their Aboriginal rights and title and enhance environmental conservation through government relations, negotiation with industry, and international advocacy. She has previously worked to advance social development and reconciliation through conducting research and furthering grassroots community initiatives at several non-profit organizations, a private family foundation, and a municipal government in Eastern Canada.
Katie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Joint Honours International Development and Anthropology from McGill University, as well as a Master of Arts in Environmental Anthropology from the University of Saskatchewan.