Colin MacDonald brings expertise in public policy development and campaign execution to his work with Navigator’s clients.
Prior to joining Navigator, Colin served as a senior policy advisor to several Ontario cabinet ministers across a variety of ministries. During his time in portfolios as diverse as Natural Resources, Labour, Citizenship & Immigration and Finance Colin developed a broad-based understanding of government decision-making processes and the political imperatives that guide these decisions. Colin also served as director of policy for one of the candidates for leader of the Ontario Liberal Party during that party’s 2012-13 leadership contest.
Colin is a member of the board of directors of Stella’s Place, a community-based, young adult mental health organization focused on peer development and engagement.
A frequent media commentator on Canadian and American politics, Colin has a master’s degree in political science from the University of Western Ontario and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Guelph.