Victoria is a public policy and external relations professional focused on solving complex societal issues like innovation, inclusion and democracy. As Manager of Stakeholder and Member Relations at the Alliance, Victoria leads efforts to build relationships and steward Canada’s research institutions, works closely with senior leadership to give platform to diverse thought leadership, and creates space to grapple with policy and ideas towards an equitable and world-class DRI ecosystem. She has built her career leading public education, democratic engagement, and stakeholder and member relations, driving strategic initiatives, and building public-private partnerships at Public Policy Forum, Elections Ontario and MaRS Discovery District.
Victoria is an established social inclusion leader and is passionate about building, facilitating and co-designing solutions for systemic change. She is the host of the Democracy Dialogues at the Democratic Engagement Exchange, is a Disability Inclusion Advisor at the Public Policy Forum and a 2021 Civic Action DiverseCity Fellow. Victoria holds both a master’s degree and an HBA from the University of Toronto.