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Tunde Ogunje

Manitoba Community Economic Development Lead

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Tunde Ogunje Manitoba Community Economic Development Lead © Nature United

Areas of Focus

Helping communities create economic development plans, such as those for non-timber forest products.

Media Contact

Jacqueline Nunes
ph. 416 526-7353
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The best part of working at Nature United has been the chance to be on the ground working to support development with people who have been colonially marginalized.

Biography

Tunde supports communities’ economic development planning, manages Nature United’s economic development grants, develops and maintains relationships with communities and service providers.

Before joining Nature United in 2020, he was an accountant with the Indigenous Management Group, a management consulting company in Manitoba that does accounting, consulting and project management activities primarily for First Nation communities. He is a chartered professional accountant, certified stockbroker and has the Canadian securities course.

While in his job, Tunde has also nearly completed his master’s in development practice at the University of Winnipeg, focusing on Indigenous development and how Indigenous knowledge can shape a sustainable path for development. In his limited free time, he loves hanging out with family and friends, playing lawn tennis, and watching soccer.

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