Manager, Community & Indigenous Engagement, Eastern Region
Matthew Jackson understands the value of strong relationships.
As Manager of Community & Indigenous Engagement for Enbridge’s Eastern Canadian operations, Matthew is responsible for leading the engagement team that develops and executes stakeholder and Indigenous engagement strategies for operations and projects across five eastern Canadian provinces.
With over 10 years of experience in the energy sector, Matthew has led the engagement on more than $10 billion in infrastructure investments, bringing to life Enbridge’s commitment to increase communities’ economic participation and implementing a more robust life cycle approach to Indigenous involvement. A recent area of focus has been the East-West Tie Project in northwestern Ontario, which will deliver more than $200 million in benefits to Indigneous communities, including equity ownership for six local First Nation communities.
In addition to his experience in energy sector, Matthew completed a term as a local municipal councillor in the town of South Bruce Peninsula where he made local economic development and fostering improved relations with neighbouring First Nations his top priorities.
Matthew has a diploma in Business Administration, Management Studies from Conestoga College and an Honours degree in Business Commerce from the University of Lethbridge.
He was born and raised in Wiarton, Ontario on the Bruce Peninsula near Georgian Bay, in the traditional territory of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation.