Geoff joined Bluesky Strategy Group following an extensive career as a senior political advisor in the Ontario government where he had hands-on experience with cabinet, caucus and opposition members, legislative and cabinet committees, executive and front-line political staff, and senior public servants, stakeholders and media.
As a Senior Policy Advisor to the Ontario Minister of Finance, Geoff managed high profile policy files and issues including cannabis legalization and alcohol market reforms. He also was responsible for internal oversight and relations with Health, Social, Education and Justice sector ministries, and led the development of several key chapters in the 2017 Ontario Budget. With the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Geoff managed critical files including First Nation policing, fire services and emergency management, PanAm Games security, animal welfare; and, for the Minister of Labour, workplace safety, labour tribunals and minimum wage review.
Geoff brings to Bluesky a wealth of knowledge and understanding about the politics, policy, communications and decision-making processes at work inside and around government.
Geoff once embarked on an around-the-world solo backpacking trip through two dozen counties, rounding his exposure to the world we live in.