Communications Manager & Market Access Consultant
Kirsten began her career as a reporter/photographer in southwestern Ontario, covering everything from municipal politics to criminal trials.
She later transitioned to creating print and digital communication and marketing materials for a variety of industries including hospitality, IT, engineering, documentary film, and the healthcare sector. She joined Twitter in 2008 and has spent the last decade learning a multitude of digital platforms and contributing regularly to the online world.
Kirsten’s role at Grow Trade Consulting is two-fold: assisting clients with export facilitation, and print and digital communications management, ensuring Grow Trade’s clients are highly visible, particularly during key trade events in the Canadian market.
Kirsten has a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Political Science) from Carleton University, a Journalism Diploma from Canadore College, and recently earned an Art and Design Studio Certificate from the Ontario College of Art and Design University. She is a past president of AFCA Toastmasters, where she previously served two terms as club secretary and mentor to new club members.