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Linda Jefferson

Senior Associate


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Linda is a Senior Associate in the Alberta Energy, Environment and Regulatory practice group, based out of Global Public Affairs’ Calgary office. Linda brings over 30 years of experience with large projects and regulatory processes, including joint federal-provincial environmental impact assessments and public hearings, strategic stakeholder engagement, Indigenous relations, and social performance.

Linda has worked in multiple sectors across Canada, including oil and gas, mining and hydroelectricity. Before joining Global, she led Canadian Indigenous relations and negotiations for a global oil and gas major. She was also that company’s subject matter expert on Indigenous Relations and led its international Indigenous Peoples expertise team. She also managed Newfoundland and Labrador operations for an engineering and environmental consulting firm. She worked for the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador as a Senior Policy Analyst on Indigenous Peoples.

Linda is a past director on the Waterpower Canada Board and volunteers with Inn From the Cold in Calgary.

Linda has a BA (Hons) in Anthropology/Archaeology from McMaster University.