LUCY LA GRASSA
PhD, MCC, CTDP
Lucy has extensive experience as a communicator and trainer in the Ontario government as well as the private and not-for-profit sectors. She specializes in issues management and stakeholder engagement. She designs, develops and facilitates courses on Two-Minute Briefings, Report and Business Case Writing, Writing Effective Briefing Materials, Business Communications and Clear Writing. Her career in the public service spanned 12 years in communications. As an Assistant Director of Communications, she managed all ministry internal and external communications, speech writing and editorial programs, media relations and issues management, public relations, events, round tables and the French Language office. She was an advisor to Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Parliamentary Assistants, Senior Management and program staff. Lucy also worked as a reporter for CBC Radio Canada International, as an editor-in-chief in publishing and was a partner in a media, marketing and public relations firm. She currently leads a team of change realization business advisors and senior communications professionals.