Senior Director, Spark*Advocacy
Megan is the senior director at Spark* Advocacy, a public affairs and advertising firm that work on advocacy campaigns of all shapes and sizes, across a variety of issues and sectors.
Most recently she worked for the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the Minister of International Trade focusing on parliamentary affairs and issues management. During her time in federal politics she worked on a range of policy files including intellectual property, copyright, natural resources and international trade.
Prior to working in government, Megan was a Consultant at NATIONAL Public Relations, where she led a variety of public affairs and corporate communications projects developing and promoting effective, clear, and consistent narratives to build support for corporate mandates among stakeholders, the media and the general public.
Megan also brings research and analytics experience from her time at Environics Research. As part of the public affairs team, she worked on complex public opinion research studies on a wide range of subjects including, energy and natural resources, telecommunications, and health care.
Megan combines her knowledge of politics and strategy with a commitment to using research and carefully crafted narratives to help establish successful marketing campaigns, using a lot of the skills that were acquired during her Masters of Political Management at Carleton University.
“I believe that the MPM program gave me the unique confidence to utilize my love of politics to find a job I really love, and work with a wide variety of people to develop and craft interesting key narratives and strong political strategy. The network I developed during my time in this program was kick started beyond any of my expectations and continues to develop and grow with its alumni.” – Megan Buttle
Last Revision: Oct. 4, 2018