Scott Proudfoot, Hillwatch Principal, One of Canada's leading Government Relations Practitioners
Scott has over 30 years experience working for government and in the government relations field.
In the late seventies, as Chief Researcher for the Opposition Caucus Chairman, Scott's investigative research was featured in a series of major news stories. He was extensively involved in Commons and Caucus committee work and Question Period preparation.
From 1979 to 1980, he was Chief of Staff to Elmer Mackay, the Minister of Regional Economic Expansion and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
In the early eighties, Scott was Economic and Commercial Advisor to the Ottawa Delegation of the European Common Market and dealt with a series of contentious bilateral trade issues and negotiations between the E.U. and Canada.
Prior to Hillwatch, Scott worked for 14 years with prominent public affairs firms.
Scott has built a justifiable reputation in the public affairs field for his innovative strategies, his thorough preparation and his determined advocacy on behalf of clients.
Scott Proudfoot is a graduate of Dalhousie University, Halifax (B.A. Hon., Political Science and Economics), Carleton University, Ottawa (M.A. Political Science) and the American Graduate School of International Management, Phoenix, Arizona (M.A. International Management).