Jes Hovanes

Communications Manager

Jes’ background is in communications, journalism and writing. Most recently she held the position of Communications Manager, with the Canadian HIV Trials Network and the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences communicating research findings to a broader audience. Jes has a Master of Arts from Simon Fraser University and a Journalism Certificate from Langara College.

Jes grew up in northwestern BC and learned to love the outdoors. She spent summers fishing on the Skeena River, foraging in the forests and hiking in the mountains. “Being in nature is one of the great solaces of life,” she says.

Jes joined The Nature Trust in 2020.