Brian Teefy is a Vice-President in StrategyCorp’s Public Affairs practice.
Throughout Brian’s career he has advised leaders in the private, non-profit and government sectors on public affairs and political issues related to land development, affordable housing, clean energy, procurement, and comminity safety.
Understanding the political and public policy context at the intersection of municipal and provincial governments is integral to Brian’s value proposition to clients. Brian has developed public affairs strategies that helped solve legislative and regulatory issues, protect market share, align intergovernmental agencies, and overcome sensitive communication issues. Using a strategic and fact-based approach, Brian’s work in government included the implementation of challenging public policy decisions including program changes, service re-locations, and issues management files with a high public profile.
Brian has advanced housing solutions in the Greater Toronto Area and rural municipalities. As a policy advisor, Brian was a key player in designing the largest public investment in affordable housing in a generation and transforming provincial housing and homelessness funding into an outcome base funding. He has also developed policies to encourage smart growth and lower greenhouse gas emissions, helped transfer a globally significant research and development area to provincial control, and supported policy and funding initiatives that supported community safety.
Brian has also volunteered on numerous provincial and local election campaigns, as well as the 2008 Presidential election for Barack Obama.
Brian participated in the Urban Land Institute’s 2019 Curtner Leadership program and currently sits on the Board of the Ted Reeve Arena.
Brian is a graduate of Carleton University’s Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs.