Clint Davis, CEO, North35 Capital Partners
Clint Davis is the President and CEO of Nunasi Corporation. Most recently, he was the CEO of North35 Capital Partners, a business and capital advisory firm that works with Indigenous governments and economic development corporations to achieve growth by maximizing of their inherent competitive advantage. Prior to the creation of this company, Clint was the Vice President of Indigenous Banking at TD.
Clint, an Inuk from Labrador, served for over eleven years as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Nunatsiavut Group of Companies, which is the economic arm of Nunatsiavut Government. Under Clint’s leadership, NGC has grown to owning and partnering in fourteen operating companies with general revenue of over $50 million annually.
Clint has a diverse professional background. He began his career as a lawyer in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, but later entered public service at the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada. Upon leaving government, he moved to BMO where he worked as the National Director for Aboriginal Banking, then later joined the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, a chamber of commerce for Indigenous business, as President and CEO.
In 2016, Clint received the Indspire Award for Business and Commerce which represents the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its achievers. He was also recognized by his alma mater Acadia University as a Distinguished Alumni. He is on the Board of Directors for Indspire and is the Co-Chair of the Fundraising Committee for the creation of the Labrador Wellness Centre in his hometown of Goose Bay. He recently served on the Interim Board of Directors of the National Council for Reconciliation, a Federal Cabinet appointment. The Interim Board provided the Minister for Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs with a report of recommendations on how to establish the National Council permanently.
Clint has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Acadia University, a Bachelors of Laws from Dalhousie University and a Masters of Public Administration from Harvard University. He is a Canada-U.S. Fulbright scholar and the recipient of multiple scholarships including two awards from the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (now Indspire) as well as the Fred C. Manning Entrance Scholarship at Acadia University.
Clint lives in Ottawa with his wife Hillary Thatcher and their three children.