Dr. Ginger Gibson
Dr. Ginger Gibson (PhD, Mining Engineering) is a Founding Director of the Firelight Group. She works as a negotiator for Indigenous communities and companies on land use and mining issues. Her research has focused on impact assessment, negotiation and implementation of Impact and Benefit Agreements. Ginger has extensive experience of working with communities in the north, including focus on risk assessment and risk communication, traditional ecological knowledge, and socioeconomic and cultural impact assessment and mitigation. She is the co-author of The Community Toolkit for Negotiation of Impact and Benefit Agreements. As a Trudeau Scholar, she completed a PhD in Mining Engineering at the University of British Columbia and is now an Adjunct Professor there. The Firelight Group brings in many research interns and associates and is eager to talk to interested and aspiring community-based researchers.
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