Wendy Moss is an Ottawa-based advocate, writer, speaker and thought leader, on human rights and Indigenous Peoples-Canada Relations (“Indigenous affairs”).

Wendy has a uniquely diverse senior management experience with federal and provincial governments, Indigenous Peoples governments and NGOs. Her experience includes working on Parliamentary Hill in several capacities.

Expertise

Wendy offers consulting services in the following areas of expertise to governments and to NGOs:

  • policy and legislative development
  • policy analysis
  • strategic planning
  • government relations
  • public policy advocacy
  • engagement strategies.

Specialized areas of knowledge include:

  • human rights
  • gender issues and gender-based analysis
  • approaches to intersectional analysis
  • Indigenous peoples-Canada relations
  • lands and resources/major project regulation

Wendy is known for a collaborative leadership style, clarity of analysis and producing results by effectively leveraging expertise across diverse academic disciplines, knowledge traditions and policy sectors.

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“Wendy Moss is a recognized leader in the area of human rights and indigenous affairs. She has, in her senior roles, overseen the advancement of legislation and initiatives of importance to the Indigenous community in Canada. She has considerable talent and expertise in managing complex operations at a very senior level with compassion and intelligence.”


PETER N. MANTAS | PARTNER | FASKEN | OTTAWA, CANADA

"Wendy’s experience is unique having worked with both Inuit and First Nations Leaders as a non-indigenous professional. I have known Wendy to be calm, focused and efficient. She sees the big picture while being able to focus significant attention to critical details. She examines the entire landscape and then seeks out resources required to garner the insight and information she needs. She has an outstanding memory and always attends to the smallest, but most critical, details."

STEPHEN KAKFWI | FORMER PREMIER OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE DENE NATION

“Wendy seeks to understand the facts and factors define the problems, issues or challenges to be examined and analyzed. She effectively communicates with the client or stakeholder audience at the language level to enable they understand the information she presents. Her goal is to ensure the client gets the best product and outcome which means accommodating and respecting other expertise toward a team approach."

ROGER JONES, I.P.C., | COUNCILLOR FOR SAGAMOK ANISHNAWNEK FIRST NATION | INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT AND FOUNDING PRESIDENT OF THE INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION
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