As Manager for NATIONAL Public Relations in Vancouver, Matt MacInnis offers clients 10 years of communications and public affairs experience, specializing in public policy, issues management, strategic planning and writing services.
Prior to joining NATIONAL, Matt provided public engagement, stakeholder relations and digital communications counsel to clients in areas such as local government, product stewardship and public infrastructure.
Matt brings clients a unique understanding of the provincial government’s operations, having worked for the Premier of British Columbia and senior cabinet ministers, including two Ministers of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources.
Most recently, Matt was the chief political advisor to the BC Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation. In this role, Matt was closely involved in the development and execution of the province’s economic development strategy and the province’s tourism strategy.
As the Communications Coordinator in the Premier’s Office, Matt was responsible for planning and developing materials such as event plans, news releases, fact sheets and speaking notes to support policy and funding announcements.
Matt has also provided communications support to a number of Members of BC’s Legislative Assembly.
Matt grew up in Port McNeill, BC and has a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Allison University.