Steven MacKinnon was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Gatineau in 2015.
Prior to his election, Mr. MacKinnon was a senior vice president at a global consultancy firm, where he was a practice director for mergers, acquisitions, and financial communications. Bloomberg recognized his practice as Canada’s leading mergers and acquisitions advisory group, which was also a recipient of the Canada-China Business Council’s Gold Award.
Over the course of his career, Mr. MacKinnon participated in negotiations related to constitutional issues, trade agreements, and collective agreements, as well as major health, education, and election reforms. He has volunteered with literacy and domestic violence organizations. In addition, Mr. MacKinnon served as an advisor to former Prime Minister Paul Martin and former New Brunswick Premier Frank McKenna.
Mr. MacKinnon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Université de Moncton and a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University.
Mr. MacKinnon lives in Gatineau with his spouse, Janelle, and their three children, Liam, Cassandra, and Alexander.