Kafia Yusuf is the Manager, Policy and Stakeholder Relations for the Hotel Association of Canada, responsible for coordinating public policy research as it relates to the association’s advocacy priorities, and providing communications support. Kafia is a public policy professional with extensive experience translating complex research into evidence-based policies.
Prior to joining HAC, Kafia worked for the Government of Alberta in policy and legislation where she assisted in implementing strategic policies in the areas of health, transportation and post-secondary education. Kafia holds a Master of Arts in public policy from the University of Ottawa as well as a Bachelors of Social Sciences in international development and globalization. Kafia is passionate about community work, and previously served as the Vice President of the Board of the Edmonton Multicultural Coalition. She enjoys travel, good food and hikes in the beautiful Ottawa/Gatineau valley.