Tewanee Joseph

Tewanee Joseph

CEO, Tewanee Consulting Group

Tewanee Joseph is the Chief Executive Officer of Tewanee Consulting Group Inc. He is a member of the Squamish First Nation, and is half Maori. Mr. Joseph served eight years on the Squamish Nation Council, and has a talent for facilitation and coordinating diverse groups to identify and achieve their goals. He has utilized his skills to work on a broad range of initiatives, including First Nations federal legislation, First Nations Land Management, Strategic Communications and Governance.

In the past, Mr. Joseph served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Four Host First Nations Secretariat for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. He worked with the Vancouver Organizing Committee and its partners to ensure unprecedented Aboriginal participation in the planning, hosting and staging of the 2010 Games.

Since 2010, Mr. Joseph has shared experiences and advised on the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, TO2015 (Toronto Pan American and Para Pan Games), and with the Lheildi T’enneh First Nation on the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. His goal is to carry on these teachings and share best practices long into the future. His sports focused activities continues today and has worked on the Vancouver Rugby 7s and was an Ambassador for the IIHF World Jr. Hockey Championships in 2019. Mr. Joseph was also the Executive Vice President for the National Lacrosse League’s Vancouver Stealth in the North America’s premier professional box lacrosse league.

Mr. Joseph has extensive board experience and served on the Nike N7 board of directors and is currently an N7 Champion, Capilano University Board of Governors, and a Trustee for the multi-million dollar Squamish Nation Trust. He has served as a Director on the world renowned Royal British Columbia Museum and is in his third year as a Trustee on the BC Sports Hall of Fame.

Mr. Joseph is the proud recipient of the BC Community Achievement Award, Diamond Jubilee Medal, and is one of Capilano University’s Top 40 over 40.

Wednesday, March 4, 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm – Power Plenary Panel – How the Games Changed BC’S Tourism Industry