About Kouri Research
Based in Saskatoon and founded in 1992, Kouri Research offers a range of services in the public policy field, including evaluation, rapid assessment and policy briefs and other forms of management support, as well as facilitation services, and educational sessions on a variety of board, management, and public policy topics.
About Denise Kouri
Denise Kouri is a public policy analyst and evaluation consultant based in Saskatoon. She has an inter-disciplinary background, with a Master of Arts in Sociology and Social Studies and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.
Denise has held several management positions. She is currently Strategic Advisor to the Mozambique Canada Maternal Health Project. She was its former director, following being Program Manager for an earlier, related project, the Training for Health Renewal Program, an international cooperation project between the University of Saskatchewan and the Ministry of Health in Mozambique. She is the founding director of the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy in Montreal and before that she was director of the Canadian Centre for Analysis of Regionalization and Health, a national organization based in Saskatoon. Her career includes previous positions with the Government of Saskatchewan, the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan.
Her publications include articles and reports on health care, governance, leadership, evaluation and social development. She has also produced workshops, videos and web-based educational tools. She is a former Chairperson of CUSO and former board member of the North-South Institute, and the Saskatoon Community Clinic. In 2013, she was awarded the honour of being named Global Citizen by the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation.
English is Denise's first language; she also speaks French and Portuguese.