Anne Harding is the Owner of Forum Relations, a Calgary based consulting company dedicated to helping organizations build meaningful relationships with communities through effective and authentic engagement. Anne is also employed as a Stakeholder & Aboriginal Relations Senior Advisor at Suncor Energy and is the Past-President of the Canadian affiliate of the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2 Canada).
She has worked with over 60 Indigenous communities and organizations across Canada since 2005. Her experience spans from consultation with Elders about traditional land use to the development of capacity building and education programs for youth and entrepreneurs to the creation and implementation of strategies to advance Indigenous economic and workforce development.
Anne has a Master of Arts in Corporate-Aboriginal Relations and is an IAP2 Certified Public Participation Practitioner (CP3). She is also the winner of IAP2 Canada’s 2015 P2 for the Greater Good Core Values Award for a pro-bono community engagement project she led in her home community while on maternity leave. Anne is also currently the Coordinator of IAP2 Canada’s Indigenous Engagement Community of Practice and a Core Values Award judge.
Contact Anne at email@example.com.