She has provided strategic communications counsel to clients in a number of sectors including energy, resources, food, agriculture, utilities and manufacturing.
Elyse specializes in corporate, sustainability and science communications.
Prior to joining Kekst CNC, she worked on the climate team at World Resources Institute, a global environmental think tank, and at Xynteo, a sustainability consultancy.
Elyse has a BSc in Natural Resources Conservation from The University of British Columbia. She also hold an MSc in Social and Public Communication from the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Q&A with Elyse
What do you enjoy most about working at Kekst CNC?
I most enjoy that I get to work with such bright, driven, thoughtful and hilarious people every day.
Who or what has been the biggest influence on your career?
Attending COP21 and being a part of a global movement to tackle climate change. I’m still fuelled by energy from that experience to drive positive change.
What advice do you have for aspiring communications professionals?
Trust your gut. And do something you’re passionate about.
Who is the most impressive speaker you’ve ever heard?
Dr. Andrew Steer, while testifying before the United States House Committee on Science, Space and Technology on our responsibility to tackle climate change.
What is the most exciting city you’ve ever been to?