Ron Jamieson

Ron Jamieson receiving honorary doctorate

Doctor of Education

(honoris causa) DEd

Ron Jamieson, a Mohawk from Six Nations, has held senior executive positions in the financial services industry for more than 25 years and has been active in economic development initiatives for Canadian Aboriginal communities throughout his career. Jamieson guided the Bank of Montreal Financial Group’s Aboriginal Banking team in building mutually beneficial and successful business relationships with Aboriginal communities nationwide. Jamieson helped Aboriginal families access financial services such as mortgages and pushed for bank branches to be established in Native communities. Jamieson was inducted into the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame in 2008 for his contributions to economic development. Currently, Mr. Jamieson is Chairman Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. He also serves as a member of the board of directors of the Ontario Power Authority, the Nuclear Waste Management Organization of Canada and the Denendeh Investment Corporation. In 2011, he was named President of First Canadian Property Investments Inc., a firm involved with extensive infrastructure financing on behalf of First Nations communities. He received the Order of Ontario in 2014 for his trailblazing contributions to improving Aboriginal economic opportunities.

Jamieson received the honorary degree, Doctor of Education at the Brantford campus convocation on June 17, 2014.

Honorary Degree Recipient: Ron Jamieson