Kirt Ejesiak is a seasoned manager with 25 years experienced running startups in the Arctic. He has an extensive network of professional managers, tradespeople, support staff to draw upon and bring them on board the team as required to complete a project. Kirt is past chairperson of Ilitturvik University Society. Born in Iqaluit, Kirt has extensive experience in the public and private sector. He has run a private business for more than 25 years. Kirt has dedicated himself and his career to confident progress coupled with reverence for his cultural and environmental heritage.
A devoted public servant, Kirt has represented Nunavut in many capacities at the regional, national and international level. He has been chairman on the board of the Iqaluit Museum, served as deputy mayor of the city, and was appointed vice-chair of Nunavut Trust. He has served as President of the Inuit Non-Profit Housing Board in Ottawa.
In 2005, Kirt was awarded the Fulbright Scholarship to attend the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He completed his Masters of Public Administration. Kirt was Chief of Staff and Principal Secretary to the Premier of Nunavut. Kirt is past vice president and executive member of the Inuit Circumpolar Council from 2010-2014.