Stuart’s 35-year career has transitioned from award-winning journalism into public affairs, where his ability to grasp complex technical files and develop strategic action plans with clear messaging is valued by our clients. His work at Bluesky includes providing strategic counsel, media training, communications planning, marketing communications advice and procurement support across a number of sectors including aerospace, space, defence, transportation, technology, health care and energy/alternative energy. Stuart has been effective in helping clients in the electronics and aviation sectors address regulatory matters. As a writer and editor, he also pens speeches, OpEds and presentations, and directs the content development and design of collateral for clients. 

Stuart previously worked for a national public relations firm providing a wide range of communications services from strategic planning to communications execution for public sector clients, private sector technology companies and associations. He has also held senior communications positions at large and small publicly-traded companies. 

Stuart’s current and recent client work includes Leonardo, Bombardier, Thales Canada, Telesat, Dassault Aviation, Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Lutron Electronics, Dun + Bradstreet and C6 Launch Systems.  

Stuart McCarthy

Senior Vice-President

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Fun Fact

Bluesky’s resident “gadget guy”, Stuart is an unabashed sci-fi addict and comic lover. He has a Superman vs Spiderman comic signed by Stan Lee (Excelsior!) and an autographed photo of Leonard Nimoy (LLAP). 

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