Huw Williams is the President of Impact Public Affairs and specializes in government and media
relations. With extensive experience in the print and broadcast media, he has appeared
frequently as a corporate spokesperson on CBC and CTV national news.
government experience is diverse, having served as Acting Chief of Staff to the Deputy Prime
Minister of Canada; as a Senior Special Assistant to the Minister of Constitutional Affairs; and as
a Legislative Assistant to the Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly. Mr. Williams authored
“A Government Relations Guide For Directors of Non-Profit Organizations” published by the
Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE). He also served on the board of directors for
the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC). Williams’ accolades include the CSAE
Griner Award for outstanding “Business Excellence”, one of The Hill Times’ Top 100 lobbyists in
Canada, and the Ottawa Business Journal’s “Top Forty under 40 Award” for professional success
and community involvement.
Mr. Williams holds a Masters of Business Administration from the
University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) from the University of Calgary
and is bilingual.