Kathleen Walsh

Public Affairs Counsellor

Kathleen is driven by a passion for change and finding ways to make policy more effective, inclusive, and beneficial for all Canadians. With 10 years’ experience in non-profit and policy management, fundraising, and operations, she facilitates the teamwork and innovation needed across government, non-profits, academia, and businesses to make change happen. As Evidence for Democracy's Director of Policy, Kathleen worked with scientists, researchers, and students to train them with the necessary skills to meaningfully engage in the policy process. She helped to determine policy direction and lead government relations and advocacy. She now brings these skills to help Compass Rose clients with ambitious communications strategies and tactics.

Kathleen is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, a project which brings together young professionals and youth who want to positively impact their communities and the world.