Steve MacKinnon has been the Member of Parliament for the riding of Gatineau since October 2015. He is a member of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates.
Mr. MacKinnon was a Senior Vice President at Hill + Knowlton Strategies, a communications and public affairs firm, where he was the national practice leader in specialized transactions related to mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. MacKinnon also has extensive professional experience in the political arena. He was an advisor to Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin and New Brunswick Premier Frank McKenna. He was also the National Director of the Liberal Party of Canada and the Returning Officer for the Liberal Leadership in 2013. He is regularly invited to various national media forums as a political commentator.
Mr. MacKinnon is a contributor to charitable works to benefit literacy.
Mr. MacKinnon is proficient in both of Canada’s official languages and holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Université de Moncton and a Master’s in Business Administration from Queen’s University. He has also completed the Canadian Securities Course.
He is currently the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility.