Paul Pellegrini


Paul is the President and Founder of Sussex Strategy Group.  He brings a track record of proven success in strategic consulting based on direct government experience and his relationship-building expertise.

In 1990, as President of HealthWatch, Paul began providing strategic consulting services to clients in the public and private sectors on a wide variety of business, government relations and public affairs matters.

Paul’s expertise in issues management, crisis communications and stakeholder relations were called upon to serve as Senior Advisor to Art Eggleton in his position as President of the Treasury Board and then as Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.  At Queen’s Park, Paul was the Executive Assistant to Health Minister Elinor Caplan in the government of Premier David Peterson.

Subsequent to his tenure at the federal level, Paul founded Sussex in 1998.

Paul is the immediate past Chair for the Board of Reach for the Rainbow, an organization that develops integrated opportunities for children and young adults with disabilities across Ontario.  Paul currently serves on the Campaign Cabinet for the new Vaughan hospital and is recognized as an active community leader advocating for numerous non-profit and charitable causes. Often interviewed for his insights into current government issues, Paul has been a political commentator on CP24.

Sussex Strategy Group and PRØHBTD announce exclusive partnership
Leading global cannabis brand and media platform PRØHBTD today announced a partnership with Sussex Strategy Group, Canada’s premier government relations and strategic communications agency. The partnership combines Sussex’s industry-leading expertise with the tremendous depth and experience of PRØHBTD to better service cannabis companies who include licensed producers, prospective retailers, technology companies and startups developing the next wave of ancillary cannabis products and services.
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The Cannabis Act: What you need to know
As a premiere Canadian public affairs firm, and one with particular sector expertise in medical marijuana and the opening of the new legalized market in Canada, we are pleased to provide you with our summary and analysis of today's tabling of the Cannabis Act and the materials provided by government in support of the new legislation.
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Sussex Strategy Group to Support the Humanitarian Coalition
Sussex Strategy Group is proud to announce that we have been chosen by the Humanitarian Coalition to provide our communications and advocacy expertise to one of the most important global causes of the millennium.
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