Research Staff


Christina Blouw

Research Consultant

Joined InterGroup Consultants in 2012. She provides support for socio-economic research and analysis and public involvement programs. Ms. Blouw holds a Master's degree in Environmental Science from the University of Manitoba.


Lisa Bobbie

Archaeologist

Joined InterGroup Consultants in 2013. She has over 13 years of experience supervising and coordinating field studies for Heritage Resource Impact Assessment investigations, producing GIS maps, and monitoring. Before joining InterGroup Consultants, Ms. Bobbie worked at Northern Lights Heritage Services as a Senior Archaeologist and Office Manager. She holds a Master's degree in Anthropology (Archaeology) from the University of Manitoba.

Ms. Bobbie belongs to the Manitoba Archaeological Society, Manitoba Historical Society and the Canadian Archaeological Association.


Melissa Davies

Research Consultant

Joined InterGroup Consultants in 2010. Ms. Davies provides technical support for utility rate regulation and has participated in public involvement programs. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce (Honours) and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Manitoba.


Amber Flett

Archaeologist

Joined InterGroup Consultants in 2013. She has over 11 years experience conducting and supervising field investigations for heritage resource impact assessments within Manitoba and Ontario. Before joining InterGroup Consultants, Ms. Flett worked as an Archaeologist and Data Manager at Northern Lights Heritage Services. She holds a Masters of Arts (Archaeology and Heritage) degree from the University of Leicester.

Ms. Flett is a member of the Saskatchewan and the Ontario Archaeological Societies, and the Canadian Archaeology Association. She has been an active member of the Manitoba Archaeological Society since 2007 and is serving her second term as President (2013 - present).


Hamid Najmidinov

Research Consultant

Joined InterGroup Consultants in 2009. Mr. Najmidinov provides support for utility rate regulation and quantitative support for socio-economic research and analysis. He holds a Bachelor's of Science in Economics from Fergana State University in Uzbekistan.


Jennifer Olson

Research Consultant

Joined InterGroup Consultants in 2011. Dr. Olson provides support for socio-economic research and analysis. She holds a Doctorate in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Toronto.


Heather Senyk

Research Consultant

Joined InterGroup Consultants in 2008. Ms. Senyk provides project management, coordination, and support for socio-economic research and analysis. She holds a Master's degree in Natural Resources Management from the University of Manitoba.


Mitch Braun

Research Analyst

Mitch Braun joined InterGroup Consultants Ltd. in 2016. Mr. Braun provides support for utility rate regulation, socio-economic research, and environmental assessment. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Manitoba.