Sean Moore

Sean Moore is Founder and Principal of Advocacy School and one of Canada’s most experienced practitioners, writers and teachers on public-policy advocacy. He has more than 30 years experience in public-policy and advocacy (i.e. lobbying) related to local, provincial/state and federal government affairs in Canada and the United States. He designs and conducts professional-development training in advocacy for industry and professional associations and NGOs. He is a former Partner and Public-Policy Advisor at the national law firm Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP,  a former president of what was then Canada's largest government-relations consulting firm and a former vice-president of a Washington DC public policy research and government relations company.

He has taught graduate courses on public-policy advocacy at Carleton University’s Graduate School of Public Policy and Administration and the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management Executive MBA program. He has been a faculty member of the Maytree Foundation’s Public-Policy Training Institute and an advocacy mentor to grantees and fellows of a number of Canadian foundations.

Sean is also the recipient of the 2013 Bissett Distinguished Alumni Award from Carleton University's School of Public Policy & Administration (SPPA).

Organization: Advocacy School / Sean Moore Advisory Services Inc.