Shannon Veenstra


Shannon is an Associate at Limestone Analytics, bringing experience in knowledge translation, qualitative and quantitative research, and project management to various Limestone projects. Recently, Shannon has been involved in evaluating a Girls’ Education Project in Zimbabwe and assessing innovative financing opportunities for the health sector in Lesotho.

Shannon has diverse field experience implementing international development and research projects across Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. She also has experience working in the nonprofit sector, supporting programs and policies aiming to improve outcomes and opportunities for financially excluded populations and at-risk youth. Before joining Limestone, Shannon served as the Child and Youth Policy Manager for Tungasuvvingat Inuit and a program officer for a community development NGO in Uganda.

Shannon holds an MPhil in International Relations and Politics from Cambridge University, and a BA in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Toronto.


  • M.Phil. International Relations and Politics (2015)
    Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
  • B.A. Peace and Conflict Studies (2013)
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada