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Cameron Gunton, PhD

PhD Resource and Environmental Management


Office Phone: (780) 760-1255
Location: Edmonton, AB


Cameron Gunton is a researcher with the Firelight Group, working on the Impact Benefit Agreement (IBA) negotiation team. He is a euro-Canadian settler that grew up on the territory of the Xwsepsum (Esquimalt) and Lekwungen (Songhees) First Nations in Victoria and now lives on Treaty 6 Territory, the Territory of the Papaschase and the Homeland of the Métis Nation, in Edmonton. Cameron received a PhD and Master’s in Resource Management (Planning) from Simon Fraser University and a Bachelor of Arts in Geography with a minor in Business from the University of Victoria. He has a background in IBAs, benefit-cost analysis, natural resource governance, impact assessment, and multiple account evaluation. Prior to joining the Firelight Group, Cameron worked as an independent consultant supporting IBA negotiations and impact assessments. In his spare time Cameron enjoys running, cycling, and learning how to ice skate (give him a break—he grew up in Victoria).