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Mark Marissen


Mark Marissen is a public affairs strategist and entrepreneur who has helped countless clients win their case in the court of public opinion since he founded Burrard Strategy in 1998.

Mark has worked across Canada for Prime Ministers, Premiers, Opposition Leaders, Members of Parliament, Members of the Legislative Assembly, and municipal leaders, helping them to do what it takes to win.

Over the years, Mark Marissen has been called “wonderkid“, a “west coast power player“, “one of the sharpest political minds in the province, if not the country“, a “powerhouse” 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.

Mark is also the co-founder of Pacific Future Energy Corporation, a company dedicated to co-creating the world’s greenest refinery, on the northwest coast of British Columbia, in full partnership with First Nations.

Mark has BA in Political Science from Carleton University and lives in Vancouver with his wife Maryam and their three kids.