Naomi has expertise in research and policy which she uses to support the Sussex Federal and Ontario government relations teams and their clients. Naomi uses her well established, evidence-based research skills to synthesize complex information on any topic to inform policy development and policy alternatives. She has on the ground experience in the government policy making process and insight into the government mindset. Prior to joining Sussex, Naomi held various policy advisor roles with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the OPS Diversity Office of the Ontario Government. She also worked as a science and technology policy analyst with Environment and Climate Change Canada. In addition, Naomi worked at an Ottawa think-tank providing evidence to inform policy decisions. Her research and analysis products have been used to inform government strategy and the decision-making process.