Joanne is a Senior Advisor at Summa Strategies. Her main public policy focus is transportation, agriculture and agri-food and trade.
Prior to joining Summa Joanne was Senior Advisor at the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority where she was responsible for federal public affairs in addition to the prairie provinces.
Joanne worked as an Account Director and Vice President at Hill & Knowlton Strategies for over seven years where she focused on files in the agriculture, agri-food, transportation, culture, consumer products, telecommunications and territorial government files. Joanne also worked on a number of high profile mergers and acquisitions. Joanne has a keen interest in parliamentary procedure.
Under the previous Liberal government, Joanne advised the then Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs and the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.
Joanne has and continues to be heavily involved in a number of political campaigns and riding associations within all levels of government.
Joanne was born in England but grew up in Milton, Ontario. She attended the University of Ottawa and has remained in the city ever since.
Phone: 613-235-1400 x 240