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Stephanie Garrett

Partner

Stephanie has held leadership positions at Canadian Business for Social Responsibility and the University of Calgary, and consulting roles with UN Women and Global Affairs Canada. A co-founder of INLE Social Performance, Stephanie has spent the last decade contributing to the national and international conversation on social sustainability with a particular focus on business and human rights.

Her project work spans North America, Latin America, Asia and parts of Europe and Africa. She engages with executives and board directors to local teams and suppliers of leading brands in the extractives, retail, agri-food, and tourism sectors. A graduate of international development from the London School of Economics with specialization in international human rights law, her career began with grassroots and international NGOs in parts of south Asia and Latin America, leading to her passion for bringing diverse stakeholders together to achieve common goals and guiding business through a rapidly evolving landscape of social responsibility.

Jocelyn Kelln

Partner

Jocelyn has held Senior Advisory roles at Suncor Energy in Stakeholder and Aboriginal Relations and Strategic Issues and Risk Management. A co-founder of INLE Social Performance, Jocelyn is a skilled stakeholder engagement professional with specific expertise in indigenous relations and consultation in the energy industry. She has managed diverse, multi-stakeholder groups ranging from advisory boards to volunteer bodies in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

Beginning her career as a commercial pilot in Northern Canada, she honed her situational awareness abilities: identifying, processing and comprehending critical information to manage risk and make decisions. After a career change, she went on to become a graduate of the University of Calgary, holding a Master of Arts in Communication and Culture. Whether working vertically and horizontally within organizations, or externally with community, government, or specific rights-holders, she is committed to facilitating meaningful engagement and building trust.  Taking a rights-based approach to her work, Jocelyn has strengthened relationships, improved performance in stakeholder relations, and managed social risk.

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Tina Cheung

Associate

Tina began her professional life in business-to-business (B2B) telecom sales during the first dotcom boom in San Francisco, USA. After 2 years dedicated to fulfilling her dream of living in Honolulu and studying the ancient Polynesian healing art “lomi lomi”, she relocated to Los Angeles and soon discovered the field of corporate social responsibility.

With 11 years of CSR experience under her belt, Tina has managed and developed social and environmental responsibility programs from the ground up for 2 leading Canadian fashion design houses Aritzia and Kit and Ace, as well as working for international consultancies, UL and Intertek. Tina has co-created CSR initiatives for a portfolio of Fortune 500 corporate clients, and has audited over 50 factories across China, Cambodia, Vietnam, the U.S. and Canada. 

Tina is dedicated to leveraging business as a vehicle for social change and the promotion of human rights. From Vancouver, Canada, Tina holds a BA in Psychology from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Business Administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management, has lived and worked in Taipei, Phoenix, San Francisco, Honolulu, Shanghai, and Los Angeles, where she is based.

Blake Connoy

Associate

Blake has founded HurraHome, a social purpose business (a for-profit company with a social mission) focused on enhancing the lives of marginalized Canadians.  Previously, as a consultant with Deloitte and Canadian Business for Social Responsibility, Blake advised clients from entrepreneurial ventures to large multi-nationals across the public, private, and non-profit sectors. With a focus on business profitability, Blake works with companies to integrate their organizational culture, competencies and assets, community and employee interests, and core business strategy to deliver social, environmental and business impacts over the long-term.  Blake holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto, as well as a Software Engineering Degree from Western University.

Whether developing improvement and implementation roadmaps, facilitating stakeholder sessions, conducting industry benchmarking, or presenting to senior leadership, Blake is passionate about improving business performance through social and environmental mechanisms – ultimately creating shared value.

 

Stephanie Rösch

Specialist

Stephanie has held leadership and specialist roles at many Canadian charities and within the hospitality and tourism sector. Driven by her inter-disciplinary education and 10-plus years working in the non-profit sector, Stephanie has a strong foundation for engagement and a passion for developing relationships. A graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Leisure, Tourism & Society from the University of Calgary and a Human Resource Management Certificate from Mount Royal University, Stephanie brings a combined approach of marketing, communications and public relations to client services at INLE.

 

Kathryn Tomlinson

Associate

A social anthropologist with over 15 years of international experience working on the sustainable and best practice approaches to dealing with social and human rights impacts and risks surrounding private sector energy and infrastructure projects, Kathryn has worked as a consultant and in-house contractor on numerous projects seeking to apply international social performance standards in Latin America, Africa, North America, Eastern Europe and Australia. Kathryn holds a Master's in International Politics and a PhD in Social Anthropology looking at indigenous peoples’ land rights in Venezuela during the development and aftermath of an electricity power line through indigenous territories. 

From resettlement policy frameworks and social impact assessments to social audits and management of Indigenous relations, Kathryn's experience reflects a passion for driving strong social outcomes in challenging contexts.