Keith Conn – Indigenous Services Canada

Keith was appointed Assistant Deputy Minister, Lands and Economic Development at Indigenous Services Canada in July 2023.

From January 2018 to July 2023, he was the Assistant Deputy Minister, Regional Operations, FNIHB. He was responsible for overseeing health programs, services, and transformative initiatives across the regions.

Keith has had a long and distinguished career with Indigenous Services Canada and other federal organizations. From 2012 to 2018, he held the position of Regional Executive, FNIHB, Ontario Region, Health Canada. Prior to re-joining Health Canada in 2012, Keith occupied the position of Chief Operating Officer for the First Nations Statistical Institute, the first Crown corporation to be led and managed by First Nations. From 1997 to 2009, Keith held the position of Director General, Indigenous Affairs, at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and Director General, Community Programs with Health Canada. He was the Director of Health and Director of the Environment for the Assembly of First Nations from 1992 to 1997.

Keith is a member of the Moose Cree First Nation, Moose Factory, Ontario.