Elizabeth brings more than 20 years of federal government relations experience to our team. She has worked in both the private and public sectors, and is active in federal politics. An expert in broadcasting and telecommunications policy, Elizabeth has extensive experience on regulatory agencies, licensing and complex policy issues in the media sector. She has influenced broadcasting, telecommunications, copyright and digital media policy and has led appearances before the CRTC, preparing the presentations and the panel members for regulatory proceedings.
Before joining H+K, Elizabeth was the executive vice president for strategic and public affairs planning for the Canadian Association of Broadcasters(CAB). She previously worked at Shaw Communications and the Canadian Cable Television Association. In the federal government, Elizabeth served as Chief of Staff to the Honourable Barbara McDougall and to the Honourable Michael Wilson. She worked in key government departments including Finance Canada, Privatization and Status of Women Canada.
Elizabeth is a board member of the United Way of Ottawa, the Government Relations Institute of Canada and AmChamCanada – The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada. She also sits on the National Arts Centre Marketing Committee, the Canadian Youth Business Foundation, and a Governor of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.