What you say matters.

How they hear you often matters even more.

It matters to your customers, to the public, and to decision-makers. And it can matter a lot to your bottom line.

Burrard Strategy is a strategic communications and values-based advocacy firm that helps you to earn the public support and stakeholder partnerships you need for decision-makers to feel confident about being in your corner.

We work with you to cut through the noise to build your image, enhance your reputation, refine your message and get the support you need to deliver results.

Burrard Strategy has built long-lasting relationships across industry, government, advertising and media, benefiting clients since 1998.

Mark Marissen


Mark Marissen is a strategist who has helped to save millions of dollars for his clients, and has helped to win dozens of campaigns across Canada for Prime Ministers, Premiers, Opposition Leaders, Members of Parliament, Members of the Legislative Assembly, and municipal leaders.


Over the years, Mark Marissen has been called a “wonderkid 1 ”, a “west coast power player 2 ,” “one of the sharpest political minds in the province, if not the country 3 ,” a “powerhouse” 4 and  “the Rainmaker,” :   Marissen was also featured by the Vancouver Sun as one of five “British Columbians worth watching” as the government changed in Ottawa.


Marissen has BA in Political Science from Carleton University. 


Marissen lives in Vancouver with his wife Maryam and their three kids.