Rosemary Thompson

Rosemary Thompson is the Co-Founder of Artful Strategies, a full service Marketing and Communications company based in Toronto, Ottawa and Halifax. She is a remarkable communications leader, having served as a foreign correspondent for CTV National News at the White House, and later as Deputy Bureau Chief in Ottawa. She has covered seven election campaigns and two referendums. 

Later in her career she worked for the legendary CEO of the National Arts Centre Peter Herrndorf, for nearly a decade and was a key player in the $225.4M redevelopment of the building. She has served as a Senior Executive at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, the National Gallery of Canada and most recently built the Coalition for a Better Future, Canada’s newest public policy organization from the ground up. She is a great listener, a remarkable storyteller, a gifted marketing executive, and a very successful fundraiser from both public and private sources. 

She is dedicated to building a better country by lifting the stories of organizations that will drive the transition to a more sustainable, inclusive and prosperous Canada.