Full Name
Abigail Hunter
Job Title
Acting Director of SAFE
SAFE Center for Critical Minerals Strategy
Speaker Bio
Abigail Hunter is the Acting Director of SAFE’s Ambassador Alfred Hoffman Jr. Center for Critical Minerals Strategy (Minerals Center). Previously, Abigai served as Director of International Affairs and Partnerships within the SAFE Center for Critical Mineral Strategy. In this role, she nurtured existing and new SAFE partnerships to advance sustainable and ethical supply chains amongst allies and like-minded countries for the future minerals-based global economy.  Before joining SAFE full time, Hunter headed federal government affairs for Quebec for nearly three years as the senior attachée in Washington, D.C. Her mandate focused on the energy, environment, and trade relationship between the province and United States. Hunter started her career at the National Governors Association, where she led the association’s international work. Hunter completed her Masters in Sustainable Energy at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.  Her four-part capstone on aluminums clean energy paradox was published by the SAFE Center for Strategic Industrial Metals. She received her Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University with a double major in International Management and Managing for Sustainability.  Born in Toronto and growing up in New Jersey, Hunter is a proud dual citizen and conflicted hockey fan.
Abigail Hunter