President and CEO of the Nunatsiavut Group of Companies
Chief Operating Officer
Sarah Leo is NGC’s Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Sarah will be responsible for working with the heads of our fully-owned companies and our partnerships and will oversee the day-to-day operations of those entities. She will continue to create and manage NGC’s relationships with its key stakeholders, including Beneficiaries, with all levels of government, and industry.
Sarah joined NGC in August 2017 as Vice President of Corporate Development. Prior to joining NGC, she was Aboriginal Affairs Superintendent at Vale for the Voisey’s Bay mine. From 2012 to 2016, Sarah served as President of Nunatsiavut. From 2006-2010, she served as AnkgajukKuk (Mayor) of Nain Inuit Community Government.
Sarah brings a depth of experience to NGC. Her knowledge of Nunatsiavut and its people, and the role that NGC and its companies play in the region, will be tremendous assets as we continue on our path to be Inuit-led business leaders in the North. Sarah is intimately familiar with the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement. In her new role with NGC, she will work with the Executive Team to ensure that all of our businesses are aligned to leverage the opportunities presented through the Land Claims Agreement.
Director of Finance
In her role as Director of Finance, Robin oversees accounting and the finance department for the Nunatsiavut Group of Companies. She is a graduate of the Bachelor of Commerce program with a major in Accounting and Finance from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax Nova Scotia. She obtained her Professional Accounting designation while living in Ottawa, Ontario in 2002. Robin has more than 20 years’ experience in financial accounting and senior management positions in the public and private sector. Prior to coming to NGC, Robin worked in regional accounting firms as well as the Office of the Auditor General of Canada. She returned to Happy Valley-Goose Bay in 2009.
General Manager of Nunatsiavut Marine Incorporated (NMI)
As General Manager of NMI, Gary oversees the day to day operation of NMI and as a member of the NGC executive team, the long term strategy, goals and direction for NMI. Gary also sits on the board of Integrated Nunatsiavut Logistecs, a partnership with Integrated Logistics to primarily provide stevedoring services at the port of Goose Bay.
In partnership with Labrador Marine, Nunatsiavut Marine Inc., will be continuing to provide support to the North coast shore based freight and passenger services. NMI will be responsible for reservations, ticketing, freight handling and wharfinger services in the serviced communities.
Gary is a graduate of the Canadian Coast Guard College in Sydney, Nova Scotia. He joined NMI in June 2014 as Fleet Manager, and previously worked with Irving Shipbuilding and Marine Atlantic Inc.
General Manager, Nunatsiavut Construction
Tom Lyall is a Nunatsiavut Beneficiary who joined NCI after a distinguished career in private business. As a consultant, Tom had more than 18 years’ experience in Industrial, Commercial & Residential Construction Projects.
He has extensive Business Management experience and credentials in Construction Administration, Project Management and Program Development experience for a diverse selection of Labrador based Projects. In his role of General Manager of NCI, Tom oversees all of the organization’s activities.
General Manager, Torngait Services Inc.
Wyman has more than 25 years’ experience in Financial Accounting and/or Senior Management positions in the public and private sector. He is a graduate of the Business Management Accounting Program at the Cabot Institute of Applied Arts and Technology (now known as CNA).
Most recently, Wyman was Town Manager of Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Prior to that role, he was deputy minister of Finance, Human Resources, and Technology in the Nunatsiavut Government. Wyman was also part of the group of Nunatsiavut Government officials who established the Labrador Inuit Capital Strategy Trust.
In his role as general manager of Torngait Services Inc., Wyman oversees NGC’s partnership with ATCO and the operation of the site services agreement with Vale at Voisey’s Bay. He also leads TSI’s business opportunities initiatives, as well as overseeing the company’s extensive recruitment and training programs.
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