Andrew Perez is a public affairs strategist, freelance writer and political activist and commentator. He works as a senior consultant at the Toronto office of Hill+Knowlton Strategies. Over the past decade, Perez has worked in a variety of diverse public- and private-sector environments advising senior leaders on communication strategies in their interactions with governments and the media. He's also worked on central party campaign teams advising elected officials and candidates at the provincial and federal levels, and remains active in politics today.
Perez's freelance work has appeared in The Globe and Mail, National Post, Canada's National Observer, Policy Options and on TVO.org, among several other media outlets. He sits on the non-profit boards of Toronto's Fife House, the Pride and Remembrance Association and the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention. Perez holds a bachelor of journalism from Carleton University's School of Journalism, a master of public policy from the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and a diploma in strategic public relations from the University of Toronto.