Alex Paterson

Director, Communications & Operations

Alex Paterson is Canada 2020’s Director of Communications and Operations, overseeing the organization’s communications, events, research and online initiatives.


He is also one of the Co-Founders of Training for Progress, a not-for-profit organization that provides training, research and support to Canada’s progressive campaigners.


Alex has spent 10 years working in communications, campaigns and Canadian public policy. He has served as an Associate Producer for CBC Newsworld, a communications strategist for Greenpeace, a consultant for various government departments, companies and NGOs.


He holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Carleton University and an Honour’s Bachelor of Arts in communications from the University of Western Ontario.


Members of the public and the media can contact Alex at (613) 789-0000 x 224, or follow him at @alexgpaterson.