An experienced policy analyst and conflict resolution specialist, Katrina joined the Earnscliffe team in 2021. She brings both Canadian and international experience, along with a strong understanding of Parliamentary system to the government relations and public policy team. Skilled at aligning client needs with opportunities in the public and private sectors, Katrina assists the team in determining policy impacts for clients.
Prior to Earnscliffe, Katrina lived and worked in Australia and Rwanda. During her time in Rwanda, she worked in a UN refugee camp evaluating policies pertaining to community programs with the intent of furthering practices leading to reconciliation. Her training in mediation and conflict resolution coupled with her specialized education in political management makes her uniquely qualified when it comes to creating advocacy and strategic plans. She brings experience in policy, advocacy, not-profit work, fundraising, digital campaigns, and grassroots movements. She is an expert at recognizing what voices need to be at the table and ensuring they get there.
Katrina has an honours degree in Peace in Conflict Studies from the University of Waterloo, and a Masters Degree in Political Management from Carleton University.