Kim Elmslie | Oceana Canada

Kim Elmslie

Campaign Director

Kim has more than 15 years’ experience in the animal welfare and conservation sector, creating, leading and implementing campaigns advocating for the protection of many different wildlife species. With her extensive knowledge of policy and government relations, she has worked to amend the Criminal Code of Canada, the Migratory Birds Convention Act and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

As a member of an elite emergency relief team, Kim helped rescue, rehabilitate and release 20,000 endangered African penguins impacted by an oil spill off the coast of South Africa; assisted in the rescue of animals in the most flooded part of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina; rescued malnourished tigers from a private residence in New Jersey; worked to support and expand the capacity to rescue whales and porpoises trapped in fishing gear in the Bay of Fundy; released orphaned black and grizzly bears back to the wild; and worked on an innovative program with First Nations of Quebec to end companion animal overpopulation.

Kim is thrilled to join the Oceana Canada team to preserve and restore our ocean abundance for generations to come.