Marilyn Hutchinson, Director of Indigenous & Community Relations, Grieg Seafood BC
Marilyn Hutchinson is Director of Indigenous & Community Relations for Grieg Seafood BC. She joined Grieg in 2011 after five years as Economic Development Officer for the City of
Nanaimo, and prior to that operated a business development agency supporting the growth of the tech sector on Vancouver Island.
Grieg Seafood farms salmon on the east and west coasts of Vancouver Island as well as the Sunshine Coast. Marilyn’s responsibilities include relationship-building with the company’s Indigenous partners and developing benefits agreements for those territories where the fish farms are located. She oversees Grieg’s giving activities including sponsoring arts & culture events, sports, health & wellness, Indigenous initiatives and education. She is a past Board member of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance and currently is a member of the Board of the BC Agriculture Council.