Kevin Surette

Director, Public Affairs

Kevin has over 25 years of experience in public affairs in both private and public organizations, particularly in the energy and healthcare sectors.

Before joining m5 Public Affairs in 2022, Kevin worked in community and stakeholder engagement for an energy regulator. Engaging with energy consumers, system stakeholders, community leaders and elected officials, he was responsible for providing key information on the organization’s role in regulating the energy sector, and how each group was protected by and could participate in the process.

Kevin has also worked as a communications manager for a renewable energy developer, where he was responsible for all communications and media relations functions. Past experience also includes several years serving as a key advisor to successive ministers of the Nova Scotia Government in key government departments, but most notably health. In this role, he provided political, strategic, and communications advice to ministers, and worked with both political staff and civil servants to advance the priorities of the minister and/or executive council.

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Dalhousie University and has obtained certificates in Public Policy and Management, Strategic Public Relations, and Public Participation.

Director, Public Affairs
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