Emily is motivated by tackling complex problems, recognizing the relationships between people and places. As a consultant with Stratos, she supports Stratos’ advisory, strategy, facilitation and research work. For her Masters’ thesis, Emily spent time in the Yukon engaging with stakeholders involved in regional land use planning for the Peel Watershed to determine how First Nations’ and sustainability interests were addressed in planning for the region. Her thesis included lessons and recommendations for future planning initiatives in the Yukon as well as other similar jurisdictions.
Joined Stratos: 2018
Specialty: Research and analysis; Indigenous engagement; Stakeholder engagement; Knowledge of natural resource governance including environmental assessment and regional planning processes.
Prior Work Experience and/or Internships:
- Junior Policy Analyst, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Pacific and Yukon Office)
- Aboriginal Consultation Advisor, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (Pacific and Yukon Office)
- Intern – Environment and Energy, Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
- Master of Environmental Studies, University of Waterloo, 2018
- Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in Environment, Resources and Sustainability with International Development Studies, Dalhousie University, 2014
What Emily Offers: Emily can provide a range of research and analysis skills to support her clients, including report writing, Indigenous and other stakeholder engagement initiatives, web and literature-based research and synthesis of complex issues into plain language. She is a natural problem-solver and collaborator and brings her strong professional and academic background in governance for sustainability and natural resource management to support her clients.
One thing many people do not know about Emily is that she is a proud Franco-Ontarian. She enjoys being able to support her clients in both official languages!