Aideen Nabigon has been the Director General of Settlement Agreement Policy and Partnerships at Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada since February 2010. She has been involved in efforts to resolve the legacy of Indian residential schools for several years, and in different capacities. From 2004 to 2006, she worked for Health Canada as the Director of Mental Health and Addictions, in the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch. She then served as the Director General with the Aboriginal Peoples Directorate of Service Canada and, from 2007 to 2008, as Director General of the Policy, Partnerships, Communications and Common Experience Payment sector of the Office of Indian Residential Schools Resolution Canada. From September 2008 to August 2009, she served as Acting Executive Director and Deputy Head of the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
From 1994 to 2004, prior to her work on Indian residential schools, Aideen Nabigon held various posts within Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, including Manager, Northwest Territories Implementation, and Director, Implementation Management. Ms. Nabigon graduated from Algoma University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science. She served on the Board of Governors of Algoma University from 2008 to 2011. She is currently completing her Master of Arts in Public Administration at Carleton University.