Adamie Delisle Alaku

  • Adamie Delisle Alaku
    Vice President
    Resource Development

    Makivik Executive

Biography

Executive Vice-President, Resource Department

Mr. Adamie Delisle-Alaku was born on June 28, 1981. He received his high school diploma in 1999 from Ikusik High School in his hometown of Salluit. Adamie worked at the Raglan mine for Kiewit Nuvumiut, initially as human resources coordinator for seven years, and thereafter as a general open-pit foreman for three years. Prior to being employed at Makivik Corporation, Adamie was a volunteer fireman, and was an active first responder in his home community.

Adamie joined Makivik Corporation in the spring of 2011 as Executive Assistant to then Vice President, Mr. Johnny Peters. In this position, he developed a broad understanding of wildlife issues and the various challenges related to renewable resources facing Nunavik Inuit. He has showed great devotion in ensuring Nunavimmiut were heard and well represented at the regional, national and international levels, including the Arctic Circle, Polar Bear Range State meetings, CITES and various conferences and lobbying efforts abroad.

He is currently a member of the Hunting Fishing Trapping Coordinating Committee where he has been active for the past seven years and Chairman during 2013 and 2017. He is equally co-chair of the Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Roundtable.

He is currently a Board of Director to the Société du Plan Nord, the Co-operative Management Board to the Torngat Mountains National Park, and ArcticNet. Most recently, in July 2017, Mr. Delisle-Alaku was appointed for a four-year term as board member to Polar Knowledge Canada, where his experience regarding arctic research issues will be well served.

Adamie is a respected member of his home community of Salluit, and now lives in Kuujjuaq with his partner Victoria and her two children Linus and Louise. Among his many achievements Adamie is fluently tri-lingual (Inuktitut, French and English), and is an accomplished musician.

In his elected capacity at Makivik, Adamie is committed to ensuring he represents the best interests of Nunavimmiut regarding cultural ties to the land and Nunavik’s renewable resources. Mr. Delisle-Alaku is a former Director of: Air Inuit, First Air, Nunavik Creations, Halutik Enterprises, Nunavik Geomatics, Nunacell, and Kautaq Construction.

Adamie Delisle Alaku