Stephanie brings nearly 25 years of experience providing opinion and market research informed strategic advice to Earnscliffe clients. She is a seasoned researcher on public affairs and public policy issues and has conducted studies on most major policy issues. Over the years, Stephanie has provided expert insight into the design and analysis of hundreds of qualitative and quantitative research studies. Her expertise lies in the development and implementation of research supporting communications, branding, digital and advertising strategies.
An accomplished moderator and fluently bilingual, Stephanie regularly facilitates discussion groups, online communities, consultations and elite interviews in both official languages.
In 2015, Stephanie returned to Earnscliffe, where she began her career in the late 1990s, to co-lead the Opinion Research practice. Prior to her return, she was a Senior Consultant with Decima Research (later renamed Harris/Decima and Nielsen) and rose to the role of Senior Vice President in 2007. From 2007 to 2014, she co-led the company’s Canadian Public Affairs practice. Over the course of her career, Stephanie has worked on a wide array of issues including agriculture, defence, education, energy, environment, finance, health, natural resources, security, telecommunications, transportation, and travel and tourism.
Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology from Carleton University. She is an active member of the Canadian Research Insights Council (CRIC) and the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR). She is a Certified Analytics and Insights Professional (CAIP), a designation that recognizes a high level of knowledge and capability in marketing research theory and practice and adherence to rigorous ethical standards. She currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Earnscliffe Board of Directors.