Jonathan has spent over a decade working in federal, provincial and municipal government relations and public affairs in Québec and has over fifteen years’ experience building relationships with key political and business stakeholders in Montréal, Québec City, Ottawa and across Canada.
Jonathan is fully bilingual, with a keen understanding of the machinery of government and regulatory frameworks, and his network includes elected and senior government officials from all political parties.
Prior to joining McMillan Vantage, Jonathan served as Québec advisor to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. This followed two years as senior Québec advisor to three federal ministers. He has been active in political campaigns in Québec for over 25 years and was a key member of the 2019 Liberal Party of Canada Campaign team in Québec.
He is known for his strategic approach to problem-solving, his ability to adapt to different situations, his communication skills, for being goal oriented and for his leadership.
Jonathan has served on a number of charitable and non-profit boards and is a regular media commentator on Québec, Canadian and American politics. He holds a BA in Political Science and History, and graduated with Common and Civil Law degrees from McGill University. He is also a member of the Québec Bar and practiced corporate and commercial law in Montréal.
Jonathan currently serves as Counsel at McMillan LLP.