Jeff Costen

Jeff Costen

Consultant,

Toronto

Jeff is a consultant based in Navigator’s Toronto office. Working on communications, public affairs and crisis management projects, he provides clients with the strategic and timely support needed to shape public opinion and influence key decision-makers.

Jeff is an experienced communicator and strategist who approaches client files with creativity, resourcefulness and attention to detail. Prior to joining Navigator, Jeff served as an issues manager, communications advisor and press secretary for three Cabinet Ministers in the Ontario Liberal government.

Working in these roles, Jeff developed a ground level understanding of emerging demographic, political and media trends that impact decision-makers, and the best practices used in preparation and response.

Previously, Jeff worked as a program advisor at Ontario’s Pan/Parapan Am Games Secretariat, holding responsibility for complex files focusing on Indigenous engagement and other legacy initiatives. Jeff’s education includes a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Queen’s University, where he studied history and philosophy and an Ontario Graduate Certificate in public relations from Humber College.

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