Rick Anderson

Board Member

Rick Anderson, Principal, has decades of senior-level business and government experience in strategic consulting and public issues management.

Rick has worked with senior executives of the largest and fastest growing organizations in the world, while supporting early-stage and high-growth entrepreneurs. He has extensive experience working with senior executives (C-Suite) and is well versed in public policy, governance, political and regulatory affairs, mergers and acquisitions, as well as communications and marketing.

Previously, Rick spent fifteen years in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom with a major strategic communications company and ran his own consulting firm.

Very active in the world of politics and public affairs throughout his life, Rick has served as senior adviser to prime ministers, party leaders and leadership candidates. He frequently comments on political affairs in major Canadian media.

Rick has served on several boards including the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), the Manning Center for Building Democracy, the Ottawa Center for Research and Innovation (OCRI) and the Federation of Mutual Fund Dealers. He is a formerly a director of the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association and NationalNewswatch.com, and a member of the Energy Policy Council of the CD Howe Institute and of the Canadian Commission on Democratic Expression of the Forum des public policies.