Roberto Chavez

Associate, Federal Government Relations

An experienced campaign operative and staffer, prior to joining the Sussex team Roberto worked as a Legislative Assistant for Kingston & the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen, Chair of the Ontario Liberal Caucus on Parliament Hill. Roberto specialized in research for the portfolios of Energy, Environment & Climate Change, and National Defence. He wrote speeches, advised on legislative affairs, and oversaw the passage of a Private Member’s Bill. In this capacity, he managed Ontario Caucus relations, and was responsible for liaising regularly with Ministers’ Offices. Roberto has also been involved in Federal and Municipal campaigns. At Sussex, Roberto serves both domestic and international clients to analyze and impact the complex government and regulatory environment, augmenting the firm’s experience and capabilities.