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Natalie Dewan

Senior Consultant, Communications and Campaigns

Expertise:

  • Strategic Communications
  • Stakeholder Relations
  • Project Management
  • Research and Analysis
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Natalie is a communications professional who knows how to craft an effective message and deliver it to the right audiences. A lifelong writer, Natalie puts words to work for Counsel’s clients, turning their stories into cohesive, compelling narratives.

Having honed her communications skills in the non-profit arts world, Natalie has built relationships with wide-ranging stakeholders and managed communications, member relations, program development, and evaluation for numerous arts organizations.

Natalie served as Communications Coordinator, and later Program Associate, for Ontario Presents, a service organization that supports touring performing arts across the province. At Ontario Presents, Natalie managed communications and member relations, co-produced a fully-virtual, province-wide conference, and worked with partners across the country to support and advocate for the hard-hit performing arts sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. In her early career she worked in student leadership and transition at the University of Waterloo and as a Research and Administrative Assistant at Counsel.

Now returned to Counsel, Natalie provides strategic insight and communications services to clients across sectors. She has helped a wide range of clients to navigate crises, execute campaigns, and communicate effectively to internal and external stakeholders, always with the goal of effectively conveying a clear and compelling message. 

Natalie holds a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Waterloo and an M.A. in Arts and Culture: Policy, Management, and Education from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.