Nicholas Pozhke is a Senior Consultant with Crestview Strategy, based in Toronto.
With over 15 years of political experience, Nicholas understands the nuanced workings of government at all levels. Prior to joining Crestview Strategy, he was a Vice President at a prestigious boutique public affairs and strategic communications firm, where he led teams with integrity and confidence to successfully achieve clients’ goals. During this time, he delivered victories across the pharmaceutical, post-secondary education, supply chain, pension, and housing development sectors.
Nicholas holds a wealth of experience in national industry advocacy, having represented the defence and security sector to both governments and the private sector. He previously served as a senior advisor in both the Government of Canada and the Parliament of Canada. His roles included working at Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada and the Treasury Board of Canada.
Furthermore, he is a member of the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) and believes in the value of mentorship, actively volunteering in GRIC’s mentorship program. In addition, he serves on the boards of both charitable and political organizations at both the provincial and federal levels.
Nicholas has made contributions towards international peace and security through his deployment with Canadian Electoral Observation Missions (CANEOM) monitoring elections outside Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Western Ontario.