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Brianna Workman

Senior Policy Advisor, Colleges and Institutes Canada


Brianna Workman is a Senior Policy Advisor with Colleges and Institutes Canada. She is an experienced communicator with a background in policy development and government relations. Her professional background includes communications, government relations and policy roles at leading national and provincial associations. This includes managing communications at the Business + Higher Education Roundtable (BHER), where she led strategic communications and government relations for a prominent voice on skills and training in Canada. Prior to this, Brianna was an active advocate for post-secondary education both at the federal and provincial level in New Brunswick. She is an accomplished public speaker and is fully bilingual. Brianna holds a Master’s in Political Management from the Clayton H. Riddell program at Carleton University and a Bachelor’s of Arts (Honours) from St. Thomas University.

“The Master of Political Management is a unique opportunity for students to learn applied political skills in a multi-partisan environment. During the program, students can hone a skill set that includes strategic communications, advocacy, and policy analysis, which ensures that they are set up to be effective and adaptable throughout their careers. The MPM also allows students to form lasting connections with dedicated professors, distinguished guest speakers, an expansive alumni network, and peers. Together these aspects of the program provide a strong foundation for anyone interested in a career in the political realm.” – Brianna Workman

Last Revision: April 21, 2022