Alexander Dirksen

A proud member of Métis Nation BC, Alexander is passionate about helping to craft an inclusive and equitable future for our country through the meaningful advancement of reconciliation. Currently, this involves supporting individuals and organizations in developing actionable responses to reconciliation in their personal and professional lives. 

Alexander has served as Manager of Strategy and Engagement with the First Nations Technology Council, Government Relations and Strategic Engagement with Reconciliation Canada, Operations Manager for the Banff Forum and as a researcher at the Centre for Global Research at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, where he explored transitional justice and reconciliation in the context of Timor-Leste.

Alexander holds an M.A. in Global Affairs from the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto and a B.A. (with Honours) in International Studies from Simon Fraser University. Alexander was selected as one of 200 global “Leaders of Tomorrow” by the St. Gallen Symposium in 2018.