As one of Canada’s most experienced communications strategists and a veteran adviser to leaders in corporate Canada, and at all three levels of government, Peter brings more than twenty-five years of experience in communications and government relations.
Using his understanding of both the rapidly changing currents of public opinion and the complex decision-making processes of government, Peter is a senior adviser to H+K’s senior management and to its clients – focusing on strategic communications and public engagement.
Peter has in-depth knowledge to provide counsel to clients facing major transformational challenges when it comes to the economy, the way we now engage audiences and how we live together in society. And he appreciates the importance of developing the right strategy and putting together the best team to achieve measurable results.
Peter is a director of (G)irls 20, CIVIX, and a former director of Pathways to Education Canada, the Toronto Board of Trade and the Canadian Journalism Foundation.
Peter was most recently special adviser to the Ontario government on intergovernmental affairs and communications. He is the longest-serving prime ministerial director of communications in Canadian history (to Prime Minister Jean Chrétien), served as a senior executive in the private and public sectors, and also represented Canada abroad as a senior diplomat.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY PETER DONOLO
Of crosswords, Canada Day and the comfortable lies that countries tell themselves
Canada needs its own Declaration of Independence
In Joe Biden, “Yesterday’s Man’ is now the person for the moment – and that’s déjà vu for Canada