Sean Moore is Founder and Principal of Advocacy School and one of Canada’s most experienced practitioners, writers and teachers on public-policy advocacy.

He has more than 30 years experience in public-policy and advocacy related to local, provincial/state and federal government affairs in Canada and the United States.

He is a former Partner and Public-Policy Advisor with the national law firm Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, a former president of what was then Canada's largest government relations consulting firm and a vice-president of a Washington, DC-based public-policy research and consulting company.

Today, through Advocacy School, he and his colleagues design and conduct professional-development training in advocacy for industry and professional associations and NGOs. He has taught graduate courses on public-policy advocacy at Carleton University’s Graduate School of Public Policy and Administration, the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management Executive MBA program and the University of Waterloo’s Graduate Program in Social Innovation.

He also advises law firms, corporations, NGOs and associations on the conduct and management of their public-policy activities as well as their compliance with federal and provincial "rules" of lobbying and advocacy.

Sean is a graduate of Carleton University with a B.A. in Political Science and a DPA in Public Administration and this year was the recipient of the 2013 Bissett Distinguished Alumni Award from Carleton ‘s Graduate School of Public Policy & Administration (SPPA).

Summer, 2013