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Jeff Costen

Jeff Costen

Associate Principal

121 King Street West

Suite 1810

Toronto, ON

M5H 3T9

T (416) 642-6440 M 647-524-0143 LinkedIn

Jeff is an Associate Principal in Navigator’s Toronto office.

He provides strategic advice on a broad range of matters related to advocacy, issues management, crisis response, and proactive communications planning for corporate clients, labour representatives, and not-for-profits.

Prior to joining Navigator, Jeff served as an issues manager, communications advisor and press secretary in the Ontario government. He has advised various political campaigns and continues to play an active role in the political process at the provincial and federal levels.

Previously, Jeff worked as a program advisor at Ontario’s Pan/Parapan Am Games Secretariat, holding responsibility for complex files focusing on Indigenous engagement and other legacy initiatives. His education includes a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Queen’s University, where he studied history and philosophy, and an Ontario Graduate Certificate in public relations from Humber College.

Jeff has provided recurring public affairs commentary for CTV News and is a contributor to the Literary Review of Canada.