As Director of Marketing and Public Relations for IJM Canada, Petra manages the organization’s communications initiatives, including media, public and government relations.

Before coming to IJM Canada, Petra worked in several not-for-profit environments, including the University of Western Ontario, Fanshawe College and the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA).

Petra holds an M.A. in Communications from The Johns Hopkins University. She has also earned an M.A. in Political Science with a specialization in International Relations, and an honours B.A. in English and Political Science, both from the University of Western Ontario.

Petra lives with her husband in London, Ontario.