Mark Resnick has more than 30 years of experience as a public affairs professional representing a broad range of private sector clients including, corporations and industry associations in the fields of financial services, telecommunications and broadcasting, transportation, publishing, pharmaceuticals and health care, agriculture, technology and innovation, and consumer goods and services. Over the course of his career, he has co-founded two of Ottawa’s most successful public affairs and government relations firms.
He has played significant policy roles for the Liberal Party of Canada, serving as Director of Policy Development under the leadership of the Rt. Hon. John Turner and as a senior policy advisor to the Rt. Hon. Paul Martin. He also Chaired the Transition Team that facilitated the change of leadership within the Liberal Party of Canada in 2006.
He was elected as founding President of the Government Relations Institute of Canada, the national industry association for public affairs practitioners. He continues to serve on many charitable and not-for-profit boards and is a frequent lecturer on government- business relations.
Mark completed undergraduate and graduate studies at York and McGill universities in political science and international relations.