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Claude Breton

Claude Breton is Senior Counsel based in Montréal. Claude previously served as Vice-President – Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility for National Bank, with responsibility for internal and external corporate communications, government relations, public affairs, corporate philanthropy, linguistic services and environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy and implementation. Claude has a Bachelor’s degree in economics from … Continued

David McFarlane

David McFarlane joined Longview in an advisory capacity following an extensive career that included vital leadership roles in the private and public sector. From 2016 to 2020, David served as Director of Policy and Interim Chief of Staff to Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. In that role, David led the delivery … Continued

Nammi Poorooshasb

Nammi Poorooshasb is a Partner in Longview’s Vancouver office. Nammi brings more than 15 years of experience in communication with a focus on marketing, brand development, opinion research, issue management and public relations. Prior to joining Longview in 2021, Nammi was Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Communication with the province of British Columbia where he oversaw … Continued

Saphina Waters

Saphina Waters is a Partner based in Victoria. Saphina has extensive global experience in corporate communications and issues management, with a focus on ESG communications. She is a creative and thoughtful problem solver, who over the last 19 years has advised senior leaders, Boards and CEOs of some of the world’s largest publicly traded companies, tech … Continued

Andy Lloyd

Andy Lloyd is a Partner in the Toronto office, providing communications counsel on a diverse range of issues. His expertise includes corporate and financial communications, transactions and special situations, media relations, issues and crisis management, and internal communications. Prior to joining Longview, Andy spent nearly 15 years at Barrick Gold, where he was Senior Vice … Continued

Peter Block

Peter Block is a Partner in Longview’s Toronto office. Throughout his 20 years as a consultant, Peter has supported organizations during periods of major change, including M&As, proxy contests, divestitures, leadership changes and other major transformation initiatives. Peter has also worked with a number of organizations in the development of robust crisis communication plans, including … Continued

Joel Shaffer ICD.D

Joel Shaffer is a Partner in Longview’s Toronto office. In addition to advising on corporate and financial communications, he has particular expertise advising boards and other stakeholders in “bet-the-company” engagements, including the conduct of proxy contests, friendly and hostile M&A, restructurings and other crisis or special situations. Prior to joining Longview, Joel led the communications … Continued

Heather Tory

Heather Tory is a Partner in Longview’s Toronto office.  She has experience working in government and on political campaigns. Prior to joining Longview, Heather was the Issues Manager and Press Secretary to the Federal Minister of Labour and Status of Women. Heather has also played an active role on several political campaigns, including senior operations … Continued

Phil Harwood

Phil Harwood is a Partner based in Ottawa. Phil has more than a decade of experience providing strategic advice to corporate clients, organizational leaders, and policymakers. In addition to other high-profile roles, Phil served from 2012 to 2015 as the Policy Advisor for Fiscal & Economic Affairs to the Prime Minister, helping manage some of … Continued

Greg Burch

Greg Burch is a Partner in Longview’s Winnipeg office. Greg has been providing strategic advice on corporate communications, public and government relations for over 15 years. Prior to joining Longview, Greg worked in leadership communications roles in both the private sector, as Director of Corporate and Employee Communications at MTS Allstream, and political offices in … Continued