Krista Amey is an Associate with DPRA Canada and worked for the company from 2011-2016 out of the Yellowknife office. Krista holds a Master of Science (Biology/Ecology) degree from the University of New Brunswick with her thesis having examined the use of seabirds as indicators of change in availability and commercial weir landings of Atlantic herring in the Bay of Fundy. Krista has recently rejoined DPRA after pursuing education and experience in another life-long interest (health and nutrition) and is now based out of Vancouver.
Krista has over 20 years’ experience in the fields of ecology and environment. She has worked for various levels government, academia, environmental consulting firms and non-governmental organizations, allowing her to understand varying perspectives. Her project experience includes resource management, environmental baseline, assessment and remediation, socio-economic assessments, and health-related projects. Many of these projects involved public consultation and Indigenous engagement.
Furthermore, because Krista’s professional and life experience includes 12 years of living and working in the Northwest Territories, she has a strong understanding of Northern issues and “way of life”, making her ideal for projects with a Northern Canada or Indigenous focus.