Elliott Gauthier

Elliott Gauthier

Senior Vice-President, Research and Analytics
Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Elliott Gauthier is Senior Vice-President of the Research and Analytics practice at Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Canada's leading public relations and public affairs firm. Elliott's team delivers insight into client audiences by combining social intelligence analysis, big data techniques, and quantitative and qualitative market research methodologies.

A leader of innovative mix-mode and cross-disciplined research methods, Elliott has worked with a wide range of clients in many sectors, notably, leading the recommendations and strategic implications of two food processing labour market information (LMI) studies (meat processing and Atlantic seafood and fish), survey research for Beef Farmers of Ontario, Chicken Farmers of Ontario, Egg Farmers of Canada, Food Processors Skills Canada, Food and Beverage Ontario and more. In the cannabis sector, he has shared research insights about the industry at Lift Expo 2017 and 2018, the Food Processors Skills Canada annual conference and briefed the Task Force to Legalize Cannabis and the Prime Minister's office on Canadian perceptions and behaviours related to Cannabis.

In addition to his work with H+K, Elliott teaches Research for Public Relations at Algonquin College. He is also a recently retired member of the Primary Army Reserves having served close to 20 years in the Infantry. In 2016, Elliott was awarded the Forty Under 40 award for innovation and entrepreneurship in his field as well as his contributions to his community.