Hannes Edinger is the Managing Director of Big River Analytics Ltd., based in Terrace, British Columbia. Hannes is a member of the Métis Nation, and he founded Big River Analytics Ltd. in 2011 with the objective of providing statistical and analytical capacity to benefit Indigenous communities and governments across Canada. Hannes and his team have since served all levels of government in Canada and they continue to provide analytical capacity to local, regional, provincial, and federal Indigenous organizations in Canada. Hannes has 10 years of experience working in Canada in both public and private organizations. His experience includes the management of research teams and conducting research on projects related to the economic impacts of Indigenous industries and businesses, program delivery evaluations, and Indigenous labour markets.