Katie Shaw is a stakeholder engagement and public policy specialist with 20 years of experience building and implementing effective and influential strategies for clients across corporate, not-for-profit and public service sectors.
At the heart of Katie’s success is her ability to build trust and understanding between companies, government, organizations, and stakeholders. Katie has successfully guided clients to important wins across a variety of sectors including transportation and infrastructure, natural resources, innovation and technology, education and training, climate change and international markets. Throughout her career Katie has been responsible for building strong and effective relationships with diverse stakeholder groups and Indigenous communities – focusing on bridging priorities from the bottom up and top down to form clear and measurable deliverables.
Katie has a Masters of Arts in Community Development and Adult Education and a Bachelor Degree in Sociology from the University of Victoria, and a certificate in Indigenous Cultural Competency, Understanding Indigenous Peoples TELŦIN TŦE WILNEW (TTW) from Camosun College.
Katie is on the Board of Directors for Equitas, an international human rights education organization, and has previously served on the boards of the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre, Food Bank BC, and the International Institute on Child Rights and Development and Equal Voice.
Katie lives and works in Victoria, BC, on the traditional territory of the Coast and Straits Salish Peoples, Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples with her husband Chris and three children Quinn, Piper and Asher.