Katie Shaw is a public policy and stakeholder engagement specialist with 20 years experience building and implementing effective strategies for clients across corporate, not-for-profit, and public service sectors.

Prior to joining Earnscliffe, Katie was most recently an Executive Director at a Crown Corporation with the Government of British Columbia overseeing a large portfolio with areas of responsibility including major project recruitment, communications and stakeholder relations, Indigenous relations, and government affairs.  

At the heart of Katie’s leadership is her ability to build trust and understanding between companies, governments, organizations, and stakeholders. Katie has successfully guided clients to important wins in key sectors including environment and climate change, infrastructure and transportation, natural resources, innovation and technology, education and training, and international markets. 

Katie excels at building 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 holds an MA in Community Development and Adult Education and a BA in Sociology from the University of Victoria. She also holds 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, 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, Lekwungen and Straits Salish Peoples.

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