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Jenessa Crognali

Jenessa Crognali

Senior Consultant

121 King Street West

Suite 1810

Toronto, ON

M5H 3T9

T (416) 642-6440 M 587-893-6622 LinkedIn

Jenessa is an experienced public affairs professional who brings strategic thinking, diligence and enthusiasm to client files at Navigator. In her role as Senior Consultant, Jenessa applies her years of experience in issues and crisis management, public affairs campaigns and media and government relations to support Navigator clients.

Previously Jenessa served as Senior Communications Advisor, Press Secretary and Issues Manager to the Attorney General in Ontario’s Conservative government, where she dealt with a broad range of files including cannabis, alcohol and justice sector transformation. Jenessa counselled the Minister and his office on media and communications strategies and played a lead role in issues management on high profile litigation involving the government.

Jenessa also previously worked for the Canadian and U.S. governments as a policy analyst for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and as part of the political-economic team at the U.S. Consulate in Calgary.

Originally from Manitoba, Jenessa relocated to Alberta, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Calgary before moving to Toronto. She previously served on the Equal Voice Steering Committee in Calgary and wrote for a financial and economic newsletter geared towards young Canadian women.