Hannah Westner Senior Project Manager

Han­nah joined Learn­Sphere as a Senior Project Man­ag­er in Octo­ber 2019. She holds a Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence with a Major in Nutri­tion and a minor in Chem­istry. While she began her career as a clin­i­cal dietit­ian, pro­vid­ing indi­vid­ual coun­selling in hos­pi­tal and home care, she very quick­ly real­ized that she pre­ferred work­ing more upstream” in the area of pop­u­la­tion health promotion.

Com­ing from a com­mu­ni­ty devel­op­ment back­ground, Han­nah has exten­sive expe­ri­ence in build­ing net­works of sup­port­ive part­ners, iden­ti­fy­ing points of com­mon inter­est, build­ing and main­tain­ing inter­est and excite­ment in the ini­tia­tive, iden­ti­fy­ing and lever­ag­ing col­lec­tive assets, and work­ing togeth­er to achieve com­mon goals. In her most recent gov­ern­ment role as a man­ag­er, she was work­ing on build­ing capac­i­ty around project man­age­ment with­in her team.

Han­nah and her hus­band Wolf­gang have lived in Fred­er­ic­ton since 2006. They are very hap­py to have their two grown sons, Ste­fan and Sebas­t­ian, liv­ing nearby.

Lit­tle known fact about Hannah:

She sang for 7 years in an a cap­pel­la quar­tet called Com­mon Threads. Their last con­cert (although they didn’t know it at the time) was to a packed audi­ence at the Capi­tol The­atre in Monc­ton in 2000 at an Inter­na­tion­al Women’s Day celebration.