Introducing Jeff Dean, an accomplished professional serving as the Marketing and Influencer Lead for the YPN committee. Jeff brings a wealth of expertise to his role as the Government and Stakeholder Relations Manager at 407 ETR. Since joining the company in 2022, Jeff has been instrumental in expanding dialogue with local government, industry associations, and boards of trade, fostering stronger relationships and promoting collaboration.
With a diverse background spanning public service, politics, and the financial sector, Jeff's experience positions him as a valuable asset to our committee. Prior to his role at 407 ETR, Jeff worked as a consultant and held positions in various political and bureaucratic roles within municipal and provincial governments. At Queen's Park, he led communications efforts and issues management as a press secretary to a cabinet minister, demonstrating his exceptional leadership skills. He also served as a senior advisor to a city councillor at Toronto City Hall, contributing his expertise in navigating complex political landscapes.
Jeff's involvement in political associations, advocacy groups, and campaign management showcases his seasoned skills as a grassroots organizer. He brings a wealth of knowledge and insights to our committee, ensuring that our marketing and influencer strategies align with our goals of empowering and engaging young professionals.
In addition to his role within our committee, Jeff serves on several government relations and policy committees with boards of trade across the region. His involvement allows him to contribute his insights and expertise to shape meaningful policies and strengthen the relationship between the government and the private sector.