Kelly Ouimet, a graduate of McGill University, is a seasoned public relations professional based in Ottawa, with more than 15 years experience. A public relations business owner and family travel expert, she enjoys trips with her husband, son and daughter and writes about air travel with babies and children. Her 9 year old son and her 7 year old daughter are always keen for another travel adventure.
A proud Canadian, Kelly was born in Montreal and has lived in Barbados, where she was a national swim team member and in Arizona and for almost 20 years has been happily settled in Ottawa, Ontario.
Committed to volunteering and giving back, Kelly is currently a coach with Girls On Boards, a Girls20 initiative, and is also passionate about dyslexia awareness and advocacy.
Kelly has extensive private and public sector experience and has worked as a senior advisor to federal cabinet ministers in Ottawa, as a consultant at one of the world’s largest public relations firms, as a government relations advisor at a major national industry association and with not-for-profit and charitable organizations. Today she works with clients from around the world. Kelly is calm under pressure and is an excellent communicator. She is experienced in public policy strategy and development; and strategies designed to raise profile.