Patrick Kinsella



Patrick is a recognized expert in strategic planning and issue management.


Specializing in counselling corporations and organizations in strategic positioning and government relations, Patrick has experience at the most senior levels with companies in the manufacturing, resource and service industries.


As one of Canada's leading political strategists, Patrick has worked for the Premiers of Ontario and British Columbia in several roles, including Deputy Minister, Principal Secretary, and Chief of Staff.  He has also directed several election campaigns throughout Canada.



Since forming The Progressive Group in 1984, Patrick has continued his role as a senior advisor to government leaders throughout Canada.  He was Campaign Chair for the BC Liberal Party in 2001 and leading the Campaign to a successful re-election in May 2005.


Patrick is the former Chairman of MarkTrend Research Inc., Western Canada's leading marking research company and is well-known for his polling and research expertise.



Canada's national newspaper once protrayed Kinsella in the following feature article: