Kirsten Ross, Communications Manager & Market Access Consultant

Kirsten bwKirsten 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 health care sectors. Kirsten 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 president of AFCA Toastmasters, where she previously served two terms as club secretary and continues to mentor new club members.