Staff

Simone Chia-Kangata

Simone Chia-Kangata

Project Manager

Simone Chia-Kangata joined the CYRRC as Project Manager in May 2017. Simone brings expertise in research and evaluation, project design, implementation and management, business management, knowledge mobilization and social media marketing. Simone has a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Public Administration from Concordia University and a Bachelor’s degree in International Development Studies from McGill University. She has lived and worked in the public sector and NGO sector in Ottawa, the UK, Kenya, Somalilandand Nova Scotia.Simoneis a Municipal Councillor and small-business owner in her hometown of Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia.

Brandon Mott

Brandon Mott

Communications

Brandon’s experience and interest in graphic design, web design, videography and photography make him vital to sharing our work.