Named one of Ottawa’s Forty Under 40 by the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce, Catherine Clark is a nationally respected broadcaster, emcee and the President of Catherine Clark Communications, providing strategic communications and public affairs advice to individuals, institutions and corporations.
Through her work in television, radio and print, Catherine has interviewed Canada’s most influential people, and is co-founder of The Honest Talk, a popular new podcast featuring frank discussions with notable women.
She has hosted and co-produced two historical documentaries, The Residences and Inside Centre Block and is the Giving Back columnist for Ottawa at Home Magazine, where she profiles those working to make their community better for all.
Catherine serves on the boards of CARE Canada, CARE International in Kenya and The Writers’ Trust of Canada, is Honourary Chair of Queensway Carleton Hospital’s Women in Philanthropy campaign, co-chair of the organizing committee of the Politics and the Pen Gala and Community Chair of the Ottawa Police Gala.
Catherine grew up in a family deeply committed to equality, with a particular focus on the rights and empowerment of women and girls, which has inspired her commitment to CARE. She and her husband, Chad Schella, live outside of Ottawa with their two children.