Geoff is a Vice President at Bluesky Strategy Group leading an active government relations, strategic communications, and policy analysis practice. Working with a broad array of clients from major Canadian sectors, his areas of public affairs engagement include multi-billion-dollar clean hydrogen and carbon capture projects, responsible mining and critical minerals development, energy and linear infrastructure, and Indigenous economic reconciliation. Geoff is deeply experienced in navigating different approaches to planned and committed federal funds for clients throughout the natural resources and clean technology sectors and with significant government support through Investment Tax Credits, funding programs, and policy support on offer.
Complementing his policy expertise, Geoff is a strong communicator, ensuring the most salient and resonant messages are understood and impact key audiences at the table while being deep on the details at a moment’s notice. He also leverages his experience in media and public communications to provide strategic and crisis-response communications service, shepherd major events and profile-building activities and provide executive media training.
Prior to consulting, Geoff was a seasoned political advisor to senior provincial ministers, with roles encompassing policy, stakeholder and Indigenous relations, legislative and parliamentary affairs and communications. He has years of hands-on experience with elected cabinet, caucus and opposition members, formal committees, executive and front-line political staff, and a host of senior public servants, media and stakeholders. As a result, Geoff brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding about the politics and processes at work inside and around government to Bluesky’s clients and team.