Kulvir Gill

Board Member, Canada Nickel Company

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Vancouver

Stream: Minerals

Kulvir Singh Gill is an experienced management consultant and board member with a proven track record of helping organizations build their growth strategies and develop their next generation of innovative leaders. Working with the boutique consulting firms of Clareo and StrategyLab, Kulvir has designed and delivered dozens of innovation strategies, corporate strategy retreats, multi-stakeholder working sessions, and leadership programs for high-potential talent around the world. Over his career, he was worked directly with Fortune 500 clients across multiple industries including mining, oil and gas, heavy industrial, financial services, and retail. Kulvir began his career as a management consultant with Oliver Wyman before holding several positions with Barrick Gold involving supply chain management, post-merger integrations, strategic planning, and innovation and sustainability.

Kulvir has also played a major role in driving several multi-stakeholder coalitions. He was the founding executive director of the Development Partner Institute (DPI) to advance sustainability in the mining industry. Kulvir has also served as the innovation ecosystem manager for the Canadian Mining Innovation Council (CMIC). He currently serves as a co-lead for the Nourish Movement, which brings global leaders to sustainably empower human health through food.

In an advisory role, Kulvir serves on the board of directors for the Canada Nickel Company and Windfall Geotek, in addition to having previously served on the advisory boards of Summit Nanotech and Zerv.

Kulvir is also passionate about community service. He is a co-founder and board chair of the Seva Food Bank in Mississauga. He also serves on the boards of the Empire Club of Canada and the Sikh Research Institute, and was previously on the board of William Osler Health System. Kulvir is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and a 2010 Action Canada Fellow.

He holds bachelor’s degrees from the University of Calgary and the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He lives with his family in Brampton, Ontario.