Brittney Kerr is National Practice Lead for Government Relations at Earnscliffe Strategy Group. Brittney specializes in public affairs, advocacy campaigns, policy analysis, and strategic communications.
Brittney leverages a decade of private sector, government, Indigenous community, and not-for-profit experience in her advisory work today. Brittney designs effective, innovative and values-driven strategies to navigate complex policy issues, often in the public domain, in order to secure the win. Over the course of her career, Brittney has gained a deep understanding of how to effectively articulate the right message at the right time to mobilize a specific audience to act.
During her time in government, Brittney was the British Columbia adviser to the Prime Minister of Canada. In the Prime Minister’s Office, Brittney advised the Prime Minister and senior government leaders on issues and files that intersected with British Columbia, and led teams crossing multiple ministries and departments. She also served as liaison for the Prime Minister’s Office with stakeholders, Indigenous communities, and other levels of government in British Columbia.
Prior to joining Earnscliffe, Brittney founded her own advisory practice in Vancouver where she led the growth of her operations and staff over several years. Beyond this, Brittney worked in the private sector and the not-for-profit space.
In her personal time, Brittney was appointed a National Campaign Co-Chair for a federal political party in the 2019 general election and she currently serves on the International Cabinet for a women’s fraternity. Previously, she served on the Executive of Vancouver’s governing municipal political party and has volunteered for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada, Canadian National Institute for the Blind, and other organizations.
Brittney was awarded the Top 40 Under 40 in 2019 by Business in Vancouver and the Top 30 Under 30 in 2014 by BC Business magazine.
Brittney earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia and studied in the Master of Public Policy program at Simon Fraser University.