Joel Peterson is currently a Senior Account Director with H+K Strategies in Regina.
Working closely with elected officials, public agencies, advocacy groups and community organizations, Joel has developed numerous successful public affairs and advocacy campaigns, fundraising programs and communications plans. He has extensive experience in organizing advocacy events, multimedia advertising and promotional campaigns, as well as successfully raising the awareness of the public, industry stakeholders and the government on a variety of issues.
Mr. Peterson works on accounts in a variety of sectors, including energy, health, agriculture, transportation and finance. He offers a wealth of experience to clients thanks to years of service in various positions, both in the private and public sectors, as well as deep knowledge of the legislative and regulatory government processes. Joel also brings a strong network of relationships with key government decision-makers to the firm.
He has significant experience in developing submissions for government and other public bodies to inform and assist in the creation of public policy. Collaborative in his approach, Joel has an ability to build coalitions among groups with diverse interests.
Before joining H+K Strategies, Joel spent nearly two decades in politics. He is a seasoned political operative and has experience working in senior roles as policy analyst and advisor. His political activities range from campaign manager to parliamentary assistant, and from executive director to ministerial chief of staff.
Joel has a bachelor of arts in Canadian studies from the University of Lethbridge and a master’s in public administration from the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.