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Rhys Sandner

Senior Strategy Manager, Federal Government Relations at TELUS


Rhys is the Senior Manager (Federal Government Relations) at TELUS Communications. In this role, he is responsible for managing the company’s relationship with politicians, staff, and public servants. Previously, Rhys was a consultant for various health and life sciences companies, where he worked on policies ranging from pricing to bringing COVID-19 vaccines to Canada.

In addition to a Master’s in Political Management, Rhys holds a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management from Carleton University.

“The MPM program helped me hone both my communication skills and my knowledge of policy development and implementation. It also taught me advocacy skills that are crucial for my work. As the program is only one year, it was an excellent way to kick start my career.” – Rhys Sandner

Last revision: October 27, 2021