Amber Bennett, M.A.,
Upaya Consulting, Principal
Amber is a nimble strategic thinker able to sort through a lot of information to find game-changing insights. She loves to solve complex client problems and brings a multidisciplinary approach to her work. She is passionate about new ideas, partnerships and aims to build client understanding and capacity over the long term.
Amber has honed her communications skills over 15 years working with government, non profit and business. She is a research enthusiast and speaks regularly on emotionally intelligent approaches to communications.
Her expertise includes integrated environmental education and communications, water, climate change and audience research. She is an accomplished writer, researcher, strategist and mother to two young boys.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, and Masters of Arts in Environmental Education and Communications from Royal Roads University, Victoria.
"I want to build programs that acknowledge people have multiple identities. We are not straight-forward. We are complex and conflicted, but basically good."