Bio of Keith Martell, CAFM, CA
Mr. Martell is the President & Chief
Executive Officer of First Nations Bank of Canada.
graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1985 with a B.Comm. He worked
with the Chartered Accounting firm KPMG for 10 years. From 1995 to 2000, he
served the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (“FSIN”) as the Executive
Director of Finance and Fiscal Relations. He was instrumental in the creation
of the First Nations Bank of Canada. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant
(CPA, CA) and a Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM).
He is also a Director of Nutrien Ltd. (formerly Potash Corporation of
Saskatchewan Inc.), River Cree Enterprises GP Ltd. and a past Director of the
Public Sector Pension Investment Board of Canada, the North West Company and
the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. He is the Chair of the Board of Trustees of
the National Indian Brotherhood (NIB) Trust Fund and a former trustee of the
Primrose Lake Settlement Trust and the Flying Dust First Nation TLE Trust. He
was a recipient of the “Top 40 Under 40 in Canada Award” in 2001 and received
Doctor of Laws from the
University of Saskatchewan in 2016.
from the Waterhen Lake First Nation in northwest Saskatchewan, Mr. Martell now
resides in Saskatoon.