Mario Canseco is Vice President, Public Affairs, at Insights West. Mario is responsible for designing and managing research projects for clients in the public sector, non-profit organizations and associations, and education. Mario is also the company’s spokesperson for political and sociological issues and surveys, and writes every two weeks for the Business Section of The Vancouver Sun. Before joining Insights West in 2013, Mario coordinated research teams for a now-defunct public opinion firm that operated in Canada, the United States and Britain, worked as an editorial researcher for Peter C. Newman’s books “The Secret Mulroney Tapes” and “Here Be Dragons”; as a research and communications specialist for the Liu Institute for Global Issues at UBC; and in various journalistic roles in Canada, Mexico and Spain. Mario holds a BA in Communication from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, and a Masters in Journalism from UBC.