Jeff Frank has over 20 years of Project Management and Aboriginal Relations experience in Canada and is an expert in program development, economic development, administrative governance, and strategic planning. Jeff has a Masters Certificate in Project Management from York University’s Schulich School of Business and has his Project Management Professional (PMP) designation.
Jeff has completed projects with, and for, First Nations for over 18 years and has worked with over 100 First Nations in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Manitoba. Jeff has specific program development, governance and management experience: he was the project manager for the Centre of Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER) 5-year Centre of Excellence project; he also developed and managed a 10 year Capital and Environmental Management Program for Health Canada and 28 remote First Nation communities in Northern Ontario. Jeff has developed and managed projects with values ranging from $100,000 to $250,000,000.
Jeff has also worked for private and public (federal, provincial and municipal) sector clients throughout central and northern Canada. He has worked on several alternative energy development projects including a 10 MW wind farm project (P3), and two small hydro developments in northwestern Ontario.
Jeff has experience in the development of public private partnerships (P3s) and has presented at the 2011 and 2013 CCPPP conference on First Nation P3’s. He was also the project manager for the business case development and review of a bundled school project for four (4) remote First Nations in northern Manitoba.