Brent has extensive knowledge and experience working with governments of all levels across Western Canada. Prior to joining CSG, Brent worked with a national public relations firm heavily involved with clients in the energy, innovation, agriculture, transportation, and consumer sectors. He was also instrumental in the development and delivery of media training for clients.
Before that, Brent was the Senior Manager of Government and Stakeholder Relations for CN Rail in Western Canada, where he worked with four provincial, one territorial, and over 300 municipal governments. His role included spearheading crisis management in the region for such time-sensitive challenges as derailments, safety incidents, and labour disputes.
Brent also has experience working for the Alberta Government as Chief of Staff to the Ministers of Transportation, Infrastructure, Tourism Parks Recreation and Culture, and a ministerial assistant to the Minister of Agriculture.
He is active in his community and was president of the Edmonton Montrose Community League for five years. He is currently a member of the Edmonton Highlands Historical Society.
Originally from Northeastern Alberta, Brent holds a bachelor of arts (BA) degree in History and Political Studies from Augustana University and a diploma in cultural resource management (CRM) from the University of Victoria.