Harry Flaherty, President, Qikiqtaaluk Corporation

Harry Flaherty, President, Qikiqtaaluk Corporation

harryHarry Flaherty is President of Qikiqtaaluk Corporation, the Birthright economic development corporation for the Qikiqtani Region.
For over 30 years, QC has been an active contributor to the economy of Nunavut. Under Mr. Flaherty’s direction (first as Director and since 2009 as President & CEO), QC and its subsidiaries succeeded, among many others, to become:

  • the first Inuit company to partner with the Government of Nunavut under a Public-Private Partnership for the construction of the first hospital in Nunavut;
  • the first Inuit company to secure bonding as “prime contractor” for a multi-million environmental remediation project; and
  • the first Inuit company to hire more than 400 Inuit a year for development projects in Nunavut.

QC is now working to strengthen the relation with the communities in the Qikiqtani Region to assist with future infrastructure projects throughout Nunavut and provide support to the communities to achieve their economic objectives.
With experience on major projects in Nunavut spanning over three decades, Harry Flaherty is a recognized Inuit manager and business leader who continues to develop partnerships and economic opportunities to the benefit of Inuit.