Geoffrey Rafe Hall, veteran communications, legislative and political policy advisor and the owner of Poli-Psych Consulting
In addition to his consulting work, he has written for a variety of publications including a weekly political opinion column for iPolitics.ca.
Geoff is also one of Canada’s most influential political/stakeholder engagement consultants. Over the course of nearly 3 decades he has worked with, advised or ghostwritten for some of Canada’s leading progressive voices including Jack Layton, Alexa McDonough and Bob Rae.
Geoff Hall has worked in Canada at all three levels of government, as well as for the not-for-profit and private sectors. That work has included such diverse organizations as the Toronto Environmental Alliance, Digital Equipment Corp. and the Assembly of First Nations. In addition, he has consulted or worked for individuals and organizations in Europe and the United States. Geoff is an individual with exceptional judgment who seeks to build consensus. He has worked with a broad spectrum of society from individuals in top leadership roles to those that have been truly marginalized.
For the last 15 years he has worked for several Members of Parliament (MPs). Individuals in this group have received two Parliamentarian of the Year awards and have been recognized more than 10 times by Macleans/Historica-Dominion Institute as the most knowledgeable and most collegial parliamentarians.
He has also served in a variety of volunteer capacities including on, the Glebe Community Association (Education Committee), the Ottawa Carleton Assembly of School Councils (OCASC) (Budget Committee), as a Board Member for the ADHD Foundation of Canada, Trustee for CEP Local 232 and an Executive Board Member of the Toronto Environmental Alliance. Geoff continues to be actively involved in his community. After serving two terms as the President of the Dalhousie Parents Daycare Centre Board of Directors he was elected to an Executive Board position on the Ottawa Federation of Parents Childcare Services. Geoff is also the Chair of the Board of the Sand Lake Area Property Owners Association (SLAPOA).