Nathan is a passionate government relations professional with over 8 years of experience in a range of sectors from energy and infrastructure, trade and international relations, information technology and the regulatory framework governing the provision of health services in Ontario. Nathan’s vast network includes elected and non-elected government officials and across the three levels of government – federal, provincial and municipal – which he continually nurtures, grows and accesses to help CHG clients raise their profile, build their own networks and achieve their business objectives.
His extensive public sector experience includes working as a political staffer in Ottawa, where he held key senior positions within multiple Cabinet Ministers’ offices. He has a strong understanding of the legislative and regulatory processes. Nathan has also worked within the bureaucracy of the Ontario government and has a solid understanding of the important relationship between a Minister’s office and the department.
In addition to his public sector experience, Nathan served as the Manager, Government Relations for Alectra Utilities Corporation – the largest municipally owned utility in Ontario – where he managed a robust team and established and maintained positive and productive relationships with elected officials within the municipalities of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, and key political staff at Queen’s Park. During his time there, Nathan made significant contributions that helped drive the successful merger of Alectra Utilities and Guelph Hydro.
Nathan not only has a proven ability to identify emerging issues before they arise and provide creative solutions to CHG clients, but he also has a proven ability to deliver effective results in fast-paced, time-sensitive, heavily-regulated and multi-disciplined environments.