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Jason Hatcher

Jason Hatcher

Managing Principal

300 5th Avenue SW

Suite 1110

Calgary, AB

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Jason Hatcher is the Managing Principal of Navigator and leads the Western Canadian operations from Calgary. He specializes in strategic communications, media relations, issues management, and government relations.

Before joining Navigator, Jason was the co-founder and president of a successful public relations firm in Calgary, emerging as one of Canada’s leading professionals in the field of strategic communications.

For over 20 years, he has worked at the provincial and federal levels of government advising Premiers in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Newfoundland and Labrador. He has also advised Canadian Cabinet Ministers and political leaders and parties across the country in areas concerning campaign and election strategy, media relations and public policy.

As a media commentator on public policy, government and politics, Jason has appeared regularly on national and regional public affairs programming.

In his role as Managing Principal of Navigator’s Western Canadian operations, Jason leads business development for the region while also managing a team in three offices (Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver). He works with clients in the telecommunications, technology, health, agriculture, finance and energy sectors to enhance their public profiles through communication, stakeholder consultation, and government advocacy strategies.

Originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Jason’s English and French bilingual education covered political science, business and law.

As a community leader and passionate volunteer, Jason believes it is important for people to be involved and give back to their community. He is current Board Chair of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce as well as Board Chair for United Way Centraide which comprises 80 community-based organizations and the National Office. Additionally, Jason is the past Board Chair at United Way of Calgary and a board member for three privately owned corporations.

Jason lives in Calgary with his wife and two children and their two Labrador retrievers, Mac and Brigus.