Andrew Beynon

Andrew Beynon, LLB, is the Director General of Community Opportunities Branch, at the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC). He was previously Director General of Strategic Planning, Policy and Research at AANDC and before that General Counsel with the federal Department of Justice, at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Legal Services. Andrew has two decades of experience in Aboriginal issues, including as Canada’s lead counsel in the negotiation of the Nisga’s Treaty. He has participated in the development of the new legislation relevant to First Nations and has been a presenter at numerous Aboriginal Law Conferences.