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Matt Triemstra

Matt Triemstra

Associate Principal

50 O’Connor Street

Suite 605

Ottawa, ON

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As an Associate Principal in Navigator’s Ottawa office, Matt brings over 15 years of experience in government and public affairs consulting. He has a long track record of success navigating the federal government to help clients tell their stories and advance their interests. His commitment to his clients is renowned and steadfast; in 2014, Maclean’s Magazine named Matt the most active Ottawa lobbyist, and in 2021 and 2022 he made the Hill Times Top 100 Lobbyist list.

Matt’s extensive knowledge of government was honed while working on Parliament Hill for over five years. As Manager of Caucus Services and Operations with the Conservative Resource Group (CRG), Matt liaised with the Conservative caucus, helping to create professional communication products and acting as the primary point of contact for caucus feedback. He developed a comprehensive understanding of the legislative process and the vital role committees in both chambers play in advancing and influencing public policy dialogue. Matt has also worked directly for Members of Parliament, including Jason Kenney, Rob Moore and Colin Carrie, providing strategic advice, communications and policy support.

Most recently, in the 2021 federal election, Matt ran as the Conservative Party of Canada candidate in the riding of Nepean, securing a strong second-place finish.

Born and raised in Ottawa, Matt and his wife Shayla have three children. Matt plays an active role in his community and has advocated for Ottawa’s homeless by serving on the board of the Ottawa Mission and with the Barrhaven Food Cupboard. Matt graduated from Trinity Western University with a degree in Intercultural Religious Studies and Political Science.