Fiona Knight

Fiona Knight

Work History

Work History
Feb 1993 - Present

CEO - Senior Events and Project Management Consultant

Fiona Knight Consulting Services

A brief introduction to Fiona Knight: I have owned and operated a special events and project management firm in Toronto since 1993 and I have worked as a consultant to many clients in the not for profit and corporate sectors in Canada, the US and internationally to manage a variety of diverse projects.Fiona Knight Consulting Services specialises in project management which includes special events: media launches, conferences, workshops, focus groups, galas, festivals, tours, outside broadcasts, anything that needs an expert hand to guide implementation, evaluation and budget management.In June 2008, I graduated with a Master Arts in Policy and Public Administration from Ryerson University in Toronto. I am a seasoned analyst, able to draw from experiences using policy development procedures within a regulatory environment and superior research and writing skills to develop complex policies and programs with a sound knowledge of data information sources and evaluation approaches, initiative to solve problems and organizational skills to coordinate projects with minimal supervision. I am also an experienced events specialist with more than twenty years of logisitical excellence in event photography, videography, stage management, promotions and sponsorship development: all aspects of project and special events management. I have a passion for growing healthy young people with the proper nutrition and clean air and water, having co-founded the Canadian Coalition for Student Nutrition in 1991 to provide a healthy school meal for all children and youth. As an avid networker, I co-founded Women in Networking with Marina Phillips and awarded scholarships and produced bi-monthly events for women in sports, media, music and entertainment from 2000 to 2004.

Specialties:

Fiona Knight Consulting Services specialises in project management which includes special events: media launches, conferences, workshops, focus groups, festivals, tours, outside broadcasts, anything that needs an expert hand to guide implementation, evaluation and budget management.

Education

Education
2002 - Present

Project Management Certificate

Schulich School of Executive Development, York University
2005 - 2006

Certificate in Community Based Research

Wellesly Institute