Kristine St-Laurent

Director of Strategic Projects and Reconciliation

Kristine St-Laurent

Kristine St-Laurent

Director of Strategic Projects and Reconciliation

Master of Public Administration M├ętis graduate with 8 years invested in building strategic partnerships and developing programs, policies and communications across Canada in government, corporate, and non-profit organizations; fostering strong relationships between stakeholders; and effectively managing people and projects while providing thoughtful, critical analysis and advice.

Over the last decade, I have lived, worked and studied in four Canadian provinces. As a result of this, I champion big-picture thinking and breaking down geographic, institutional and regulatory barriers to getting things done.

My work experience is as diverse as my interests. Currently, I am the senior policy analyst for the Business Council of British Columbia, where I provide expertise and counsel to senior government officials and chief executives regarding regulatory trends and policy directions that may impact business operations and the provincial economy. I help to shape major policy outcomes across federal, provincial and municipal governments that poise B.C. as the top global destination to live, work and invest.

Previously, I led change management strategies for Public Services and Procurement Canada as well as facilitated the restructuring of the largest First Nations non-profit society in Canada. Before moving into public policy, I spent three years in the field of education in Quebec and the Northwest Territories.

I believe in giving back to my community, which is why I am on the board of directors for the Association of Women in Finance, the Policy Advisory Committee of the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association (DVBIA), and am a mentor for the Blueprint Mentorship Program for Young Women in Business.

Specialized in Policy, Research, Economics, Communications, Program Management, Government & Stakeholder Relations, Indigenous Affairs & Engagement, Public Affairs, Strategic Partnerships, Community Engagement.