Toronto, ON – Wellington Dupont Public Affairs (WD) is pleased to welcome Brock Vandrick to the team as Senior Vice President.
Brock brings to WD over a decade of experience in both federal and provincial politics. Prior to joining WD, Brock served as the Chief of Staff to Ontario’s Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry. In that role, he led a team tasked with overseeing the government’s approach for protecting Ontario’s biodiversity while promoting economic opportunities in the resource sector and supporting outdoor recreation opportunities.
Prior to that, Brock served as Director of Stakeholder Relations to the Premier of Ontario. In that role, he managed engagement and outreach with key industry leaders and associations in the province. Brock also spent time at Queen’s Park advising the Leader of the Official Opposition as Director of Stakeholder Relations, contributing to a winning Ontario PC election platform.
“We are thrilled to welcome Brock to our growing team,” said Brian Storseth, Principal at WD. “With his experience and expertise dealing with high level stakeholders, Brock will provide strong strategic guidance to our valued clients.”
At the federal level, Brock served as an advisor to Canada’s Minister of International Trade, where he assisted on several global trade missions with the Minister and Prime Minister. He also assisted in the launch of the historic Canada-European Union comprehensive economic and trade agreement (CETA).
Brock hails from Barrie, Ontario and holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Laurentian University as well as a diploma in General Arts from Georgian College.
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