Managing Director, Resource Works Society
Margareta is the Managing Director of Vancouver-based advocacy non-profit Resource Works Society. She is a strategic communicator with a passion for technology, innovation, and Indigenous economic development. Margareta is the Event Lead for the Indigenous Partnerships Success Showcase, an annual conference that brings together Indigenous and corporate Canada for cross-sectoral conversations about the path to economic reconciliation. She is a co-founder of mining bioremediation start-up Tersa Earth Innovations, located in Burnaby, BC.
In 2020, Margareta and the team at Resource Works convened an unprecedented and diverse coalition of industry, labour, and Indigenous groups to champion Canada’s economic recovery from COVID-19. The Task Force for Real Jobs, Real Recovery was comprised of 38 members, including all major Canadian industry associations in natural resources.
While completing her Master of Public Administration in Energy, Technology and Climate Policy at University College London, Margareta led an international post-graduate consulting project, delivering recommendations to the Prime Minister’s Office of the United Arab Emirates on financial regulation, consumer debt, and digital government. A lifelong Vancouverite, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Area Studies from the University of British Columbia.