As a Senior Consultant, Public Affairs at NATIONAL, Yash is able to provide strategic advice and counsel to clients and guide them through the intricacies of government at all levels. Yash has a deep understanding of the government decision-making processes and specializes in strategic communications, advocacy, public policy and analysis.
With a particular interest in the cannabis sector, Yash has developed a strong reputation at NATIONAL Toronto as an industry expert from a public affairs perspective. Having several years of experience in developing and executing targeted public affairs and government relations strategies, Yash is able to simply and communicate complex issues to key stakeholders on behalf of his clients. At NATIONAL, Yash applies his expertise to a diverse range of clients in the cannabis, energy and tech sectors.
Prior to joining NATIONAL, Yash spent four years at a Toronto-based Government Relations firm, representing clients from a variety of sectors including advanced manufacturing, education, environment, health care, tech, non-profit and telecom, at Parliament Hill, Queen’s Park and Toronto City Hall. After beginning his career at a non-profit organization, Yash has also worked as a campaign executive on a municipal political campaign and volunteered on multiple provincial political campaigns.
Yash is a graduate of the University of Guelph and holds a post-graduate diploma in Government Relations (President’s Honour List) from Seneca College at York University.