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Drew Dennis

Principal, TransFocus Consulting

Drew Dennis is a Principal Partner of TransFocus Consulting. TransFocus specializes in the development and implementation of transgender policy and inclusion strategies. The team provides consultation and education opportunities to policy makers, leaders and employers across diverse sectors.

Drew is transgender and does not identify along the gender binary.

They hold a Bachelor in Business Administration and have served as an accomplished executive leader within LGBT communities for more than 20 years. Drew’s professional acumen has centered on organizational development, multiple stakeholder engagement and building high-impact, collaborative teams. As the co-founder and Executive Director of Out in Schools, they led the development and design of creative and engaging LGBT curriculum for high schools across British Columbia. Tides Canada named Out in Schools as one of the Top 10 Organizations in 2011 to build innovative solutions to complex social issues.

Together with Kai Scott, Drew formed TransFocus in early 2016. TransFocus has worked with public and private sector organizations to support employee transitions in the workplace, to provide consultation on gender data collection, inclusive washroom design and signage, and more. They bring a personable and pragmatic approach, and believe we are all learning on this journey together.