Chris Froggatt

Managing Partner

Chris Froggatt is Managing Partner of NATIONAL’s Ottawa office. His talents include understanding and helping to manage complex public policy issues, developing practical and thoughtful communication strategies and building and managing teams of professionals.

He has an impressive 15-year record of success in Ottawa and at the Ontario Legislature at Queen’s Park. Prior to joining NATIONAL, Chris served for nearly five years as Chief of Staff to the former Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable John Baird, PC, MP. He was also senior advisor to the Minister of Transportation and the Attorney General in Ontario and a senior advisor to Preston Manning, when he was Leader of the Opposition.

Chris is a frequent political commentator with various news organizations including CTV, CBC, MacLean’s, the Globe and Mail, the Hill Times, CPAC and also writes a column for

He is a member of the Steering Committee of the Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management at Carleton University where, as a Fellow of the Program, he lectures on the Canadian political process. Chris is also a member of the Board of Trustees at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).

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