Mark Cameron is senior vice-president and deputy energy practice leader at Hill+Knowlton Strategies. Mark provides strategic advice to clients in the oil, natural gas, nuclear, coal, hydro, and renewable sectors, helping clients navigate the increasingly complex energy-sector environment.
Mark brings 20 years of government, business, and consulting experience focused on public policy and strategic decision making. After serving in successively senior positions in government and Parliament, Mark served from 2006 to 2009 as director of policy and research and senior policy advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada.
In this position, Mark managed the policy process in the Prime Minister’s Office, playing key leadership roles on files ranging from federal budgets and throne speeches to energy and climate change policy to the auto sector, and served as part of Canada’s delegations to meetings of the G8, NATO, and APEC.
Mark has also acted as a consultant on energy and environmental issues, worked for Ontario Power Generation as director, corporate affairs, and most recently as director, global public policy with BlackBerry.
Mark also serves on the boards of directors of the Canadian-American Business Council and Cardus, the advisory board of the Munk Debates, the Sustainable Prosperity steering committee and the advisory council of the Pembina Institute. Mark was educated at McGill University and the University of British Columbia, holding an honours bachelor of arts and master of arts degree from UBC.