Partnership, perfected

Mikisew Group strives to have a true, hands-on partnership with every one of our best-in-class partners. We integrate as much as possible with their interests, allowing us to build greater capacity, trust and expertise on both sides. When deciding who to partner with, we focus on profitability and capacity building, as well as our mandate to support the Mikisew Cree First Nation and the communities where we work.

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Jaz Seera

Director, Strategic Partnerships
Mikisew Group


For partnership opportunities, please contact Jaz Seera.

Worley Consulting has proudly joined forces with Mikisew Cree First Nation and Fort McKay First Nation to become Desika, a unique environmental consultancy forged through partnership. Desika unites science and engineering with land knowledge and cultural perspectives to provide sustainable solutions for industrial clients across Canada.


The name Desika combines the Dene word des, meaning water, and the Cree word minosihtahk, meaning restore to represent the journey towards reconciliation through environmental sustainability.


Desika provides environmental services in the Athabasca region, including:

  • Geoscience
  • Decommissioning
  • Restoration
  • Water resources, treatment and advisory support
  • Bird and wildlife monitoring and advisory support