Beth is a policy and public affairs expert with over a decade of experience in the Canadian innovation ecosystem. With a focus on science, research and technology policy, she has deep expertise in advancing knowledge economy issues through legislative processes and in securing real-world results for clients.
Prior to joining Earnscliffe, Beth worked in the post-secondary education sector, as a senior public affairs official at the University of Waterloo, McMaster University and the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities. She also has a background in federal politics, where she served as a policy lead on digital economy files.
Beth has served on the Boards of various non-profit organizations in Ottawa and Waterloo for the past decade, including Planned Parenthood, the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre and SHORE Centre. She holds a PhD in Canadian history.