ILA Podcast

Indigenous Clean Energy Leadership

Maureen Metcalf Podcast Cover

with Chris Henderson


An equitable, abundant and powerful clean energy future will be grounded on the principles decarbonization, digitalization, decentralization and democratization. Chris Henderson is Canada’s foremost advisor to Indigenous communities, and joins the show to share how First Nation, Metis and Inuit communities across Canada are leading and participating in an emerging clean energy economy. He delves into the array of social, environmental and economic impacts of this broad movement, which has global relevance and significance.

Guest Chris Henderson

Chris Henderson is a Canadian eco-entrepreneur, community leader and environmental innovator. For the past 35 years, he has led and been at the forefront of ground-breaking Canadian enterprises and local/national business, social and ecological initiatives which have global impact and resonance. Chris is a trusted and insightful commentator on economic, environment and energy issues that respect the Planet, and generate enduring outcomes for corporations, communities and Canada. Chris prime current role in advising and equipping Indigenous peoples and communities to develop and own clean energy projects to catalyze social development, economic opportunity and to combat Climate Change. His first book Aboriginal Power was published in 2013. Chris is the President of Lumos Energy, Executive Director of the Indigenous Clean Energy Social Enterprise, Founder of The Delphi Group and Board Chair of the Globe Series.

Host Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf brings 30 years of experience and success in the fields of leadership, innovation, and technology. A regular contributor to, Metcalf has authored an award-winning book series on leadership and is the Founder & CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute. She is the host of an Innovating Leadership, a weekly international podcast that hit the airways in July 2015. As an ILA Fellow, Maureen partners with the International Leadership Associate on a series of global leadership podcasts within the show.