Nikki Hill is a public policy and campaign expert with over 20 years of experience in politics, strategic communications and government relations. Nikki works with a diverse portfolio of clients in the business, labour and non-profit sectors. She is a political commentator with frequent appearances provincially and nationally.
As a senior executive with the B.C. New Democratic Party for over 10 years, Nikki led province-wide campaigns, training and public outreach initiatives for provincial and federal elections. Her expertise in coalition building and developing winning issue campaigns were critical to the revitalization of the B.C. NDP in the 2005 election.
Before joining Earnscliffe in early 2018, she was part of the senior management team at United Way of the Lower Mainland, one of the largest charities in B.C. Prior to United Way, Nikki was the Executive Director for the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society B.C. Chapter, where she simultaneously led government relations and strategic communications for over a dozen conservation campaigns while working with indigenous communities, business and local stakeholders.
Nikki is active with a number of community organizations, including serving on the Board of the Public Affairs Association of Canada BC Chapter. Nikki was the volunteer Co-Chair of United Way’s Period Promise campaign from 2018 to 2022 and in May 2022, the Government of B.C. appointed Nikki to Chair the new Period Poverty Task Force for the province. She is the recipient of the 2020 Greater Vancouver Board of Trade Wendy McDonald Community Catalyst Award, the 2020 United Way of the Lower Mainland Joe Morris Labour Community Service Award and a nominee for the 2021 YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction award for Business and the Professions.
Nikki has a degree in political science from the University of British Columbia and an Associate Certificate in Non-Profit Management from BCIT. Her interest in public engagement, digital campaigns and organizational management has led her to multiple programs at other institutions and to stay up to date on emerging trends.