Renaissance Consulting is a boutique consulting firm that empowers organizations in the health, sport, and education sectors to exact a positive impact through evidence-based programming, policy development and project management services.

 Evidence with impact     


We are a service-driven firm that looks to provide value to clients using our unique skillset.


Our mission is to help organizations create positive impact by operationalizing quality evidence.

Researching and Writing

Evidence is foundational to everything we do. As academics we undertake rigorous research to ensure our clients’ decisions are data-driven.

PROGRAM management

From design to delivery, we ensure project objectives, timelines, and obligations to funders are met.

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policy development

Let us create a solid framework to drive day-to-day operations, provide guidance on difficult ethical issues, and articulate organizational values.

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A nod to the multi-talented renaissance men and women of Europe's 15th and 16th centuries, we believe in surrounding ourselves with dynamic, engaged and innovative thinkers who possess a breadth of high-quality skills, ensuring we have the expertise required to meet our clients' specialized needs.

Our small size means our exceptional team is attentive to a limited roster of clientele. We are responsive, engaged, and deliver high-quality work, without the overhead cost associated with a large-scale firm.



Krista Van Slingerland is the Founder and Director of Renaissance Consulting. Krista is a social entrepreneur and trained researcher focused on mental health in sport, program evaluation and evidence-based practice in community settings. With experience in large research and community-based project coordination, policy development, not-for-profit leadership, and adult education development and delivery, Krista offers a dynamic academic skillset and strong applied experience.

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