UPDATED ON: Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Jessica L. McDonald,
Executive Vice-President, Western and International Development
From The Globe and Mail
Heenan Blaikie is pleased to announce that Jessica L. McDonald, the former Head of the BC Public Service, has joined the firm on January 11, 2010 as Executive Vice-President, Western and International Development at HB Global Advisors Corp., the consulting arm of Heenan Blaikie.
Based in British Columbia, Ms. McDonald will be advising our clients on various and sensitive issues, such as multilateral negotiations, relationships between the business and Aboriginal communities, and dispute resolution.
For the last 20 years, Ms. McDonald has pursued a remarkable career. She has served in many capacities within the B.C. Government and in 2005, she was appointed Deputy Minister to the BC Premier and Cabinet Secretary, becoming the first woman ever to hold the position of Head of the BC Public Service.
The business world is constantly evolving. So is Heenan Blaikie.