Clive Tesar went to school and worked in the Northwest Territories and has worked all over the Canadian and circumpolar north. He was a journalist, radio host, and editor for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He has led communications for Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, and the Indigenous Peoples’ Secretariat of the Arctic Council. He was also Head of Communications and External Relations for World Wildlife Fund’s Global Arctic Program for nine years.
Clive is now an educator, lecturing in the Northern Studies Master’s program at Carleton University. He has also designed courses for Trent University, and taught at Nunavut Sivuniksavut, a special program for Inuit students. He consults for a variety of clients and was recently involved in drafting the Arctic and Northern Policy Framework for the federal government. He has a master’s degree in Environmental Education and Communication and has published in several journals and Arctic Council reports.