Posted on September 7, 2023

Former Hill staffers Jordan Paquet and Greg Loerts bring their blue networks and insights to the team

Bluesky Strategy Group (Bluesky), a full-service public affairs firm marking 20 years in business this year, today announced the addition of Jordan Paquet and Greg Loerts to the team that brings clients government relations and strategic communications advice.  

Former federal and provincial political staffer Jordan Paquet joins Bluesky as a Senior Consultant. With more than 15 years of experience providing strategic advice and leadership on Parliament Hill and the private sector, Jordan is a proud Prince Edward Islander whose federal experience includes the Prime Minister’s Office under the Right Honourable Stephen Harper and as Principal Secretary to the Honourable Rona Ambrose while she was Health Minister and then Opposition Leader.

“I am very pleased to join the talented team at Bluesky Strategy Group, who have established themselves as a leading public affairs, government relations, and strategic communications firm on the national stage for the past two decades. I look forward to working with our clients to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of public affairs in Canada, shape meaningful change and drive impactful outcomes,” said Paquet.

Greg Loerts also joins Bluesky as a Consultant after more than three years working on Parliament Hill with His Majesty’s Official Opposition, most recently serving as a policy advisor to Alberta MP, Shannon Stubbs. With a solid background in natural resources policy, Greg’s experience includes spearheading Conservative policy positions on numerous bills and policy proposals. He brings his passion for policy and legislative review and a broad Hill network to Bluesky Strategy Group.

 “Joining Bluesky Strategy Group gives me the opportunity to tap my experience and work with some of the brightest minds in Ottawa to help our clients resolve their issues and tell their stories to policy-makers in Ottawa. Bluesky has always taken a full-circle approach to providing the best strategic advice for clients and I’m super excited to explore fresh perspectives and work with innovative companies”, said Loerts.

“Jordan and Greg are highly talented, trusted advisors who will bring their broad networks and insights along with their in-depth expertise in policy and their passion for the legislative process,” said Tim Barber, Principal and Co-Founder.

“Twenty years of providing clients with government and strategic communications advice is a big milestone for Bluesky Strategy Group, and we are continuing to grow and expand our service offerings for our clients. Jordan and Greg are a fantastic addition to a deep team that brings networks across Canada and the world – through federal and provincial parliaments, the media, the military and digital strategy. Bluesky Strategy Group’s goal has always been to provide effective, creative strategies for clients that deliver results. We are excited that Jordan and Greg are joining the team,” added Susan Smith, Principal and Co-Founder.

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