Elan MacDonald ICD.D

As President of IMPACT Consulting, Elan has built a client base of local, national and multi-national corporations. Elan advises CEO’s and senior leadership teams, leads strategic planning exercises, resolves communications issues and crisis, directs stakeholder engagement and builds advocacy strategies. Elan works with clients to sustain and grow their businesses. She has a clear understanding of what drives business decisions, factors that are incentives, as well as impediments to growth.

Elan’s experiences in the political, non‑profit, stakeholder relations and private sector arenas helped her define values on which IMPACT was founded: integrity, hard work, and a commitment to community.

Elan MacDonald offers a unique perspective among government relations professionals. One that is firmly grounded in the Alberta experience, and the result of 20 years of working as an executive in political, private sector and community and stakeholder relations roles. Elan has lived, worked and volunteered in Alberta – with Albertans – for her entire career.

Elan is serving the second year of the first term as a Director with the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce. In addition to Director duties of liaising with Edmonton businesses, Elan is a member of the Chamber’s Policy Committee and chairs the Government Relations Committee. Elan is well versed in the issues relevant to diversifying our economy and attracting, growing and sustaining businesses.