Director, Government Relations & Policy
- Honours Bachelor of Political Science and History (B.A), Queen’s University (Kingston)
Brooks joined REALPAC in January 2014 and brings with him a wealth of experience in the field of government and stakeholder relations, and public policy. Brooks is responsible for advancing REALPAC advocacy positions through multiple levels of government via a transparent, open approach in line with REALPAC's mission and vision. Brooks monitors the daily and long-term progress of relevant government legislation, produces monthly and as needed government relations updates, government submissions, in depth policy research papers and commentaries, and maintains close relationships with important government and stakeholder contacts.
Prior to joining REALPAC, Brooks was a Policy Advisor in the Office of the Mayor of Toronto. While there, Brooks assisted with the management of diverse policy files, Council relations, and targeted stakeholder relations activities. Brooks has also worked on a myriad of political and non-profit campaigns at both the regional and national level.
Brooks is a full member of the Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) and the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP).