Carol Anne Hilton
Founder & CEO

Carol Anne Hilton, MBA, ICD.D  is the CEO and founder of the Indigenomics Institute and the Global Center of Indigenomics. Carol Anne is a dynamic Indigenous national and international business leader, author, speaker, director, facilitator, event host and senior adviser with an international Masters Degree in Business Management (MBA) from the University of Hertfordshire, England. Carol Anne is of Nuu chah nulth descent from the Hesquiaht Nation on Vancouver Island. Carol Anne is an award winning, best selling author of ‘Indigenomics- Taking A Seat at the Economic Table’ and is currently authoring a second book.

Carol Anne currently serves as a Director on the McGill University Institute for the Study of Canada, Earth Charter International, the Global Value Commission, Innovate BC, Telus Indigenous Advisory Council as well as the Bank of Montreal Indigenous Advisory Council and Co-Chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council. Carol Anne previously served as a senior advisor on the Canadian Economic Growth Council, MITACS Research, the BC Emerging Economy Taskforce, and the BC Digital Supercluster.

Carol Anne’s work has been most recently recognized with the Mastercard Game Changer Indigenous Entrepreneur Award in 2022 in North America, the inaugural Nation Builder Award from the National Angel Capital Organization in 2022. Other distinctions include recipient of the BC Achievement Foundation’s Award of Distinction in Indigenous Business in 2020, named in Top 500 Businesses in BC for the past 3 years running, and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business’s National Award of Excellence in Aboriginal Relations.

Indigenomics Team