Métis Nation – Alberta
Kirk Poitras is a business owner, consultant and an oil and gas commercial representative who partners with CEOs, executives and corporations to build and grow their business infrastructure and the human-to-human element. After spending over two decades working in the oil and gas industry as a logistics, consultant, marketer and commercial representative for both large corporate entities and start-ups, Kirk knows what truly drives engagement, business development, commodity management-and it's not mastering the marketing flavor of the week. It's how well you understand and connect with the people you're trying to build long lasting relationships with. Kirk served as the chair on a large oil sands committee that consisted of Shell, Chevron, Marathon and ATCO. Kirk has worked as a consultant since 2015 specializing in economic development and industry engagement with Indigenous communities, and government. Kirk is currently working as a consultant for the Metis Nation of Alberta Region 3. Kirk holds a CET in chemical engineering technology from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and is currently enrolled in BS program at University of Athabasca.