Kate Harrison

Kate Harrison is a public affairs professional, and a long-time member and activist in Canada’s conservative movement. Serving as Vice Chair and a partner at Summa Strategies – one of Canada’s leading government relations firms – Kate advises clients ranging from non-profits to Fortune 500 companies on how to navigate the complexities of Parliament Hill and Queen’s Park. She is a regular political commentator offering right-of-centre perspective on CTV, CBC, Sirius XM, CFRA, 1310 News and other outlets speaking on politics and current affairs. Recently, she served as Campaign Director for Mark Sutcliffe’s successful Ottawa mayoral campaign. Kate serves as a Board Director for the Caldwell Family Centre, a non-profit in Ottawa that provides food, clothing, and educational resources to one of Ottawa’s most vulnerable communities, and is one of the founders of the Canadian Advocacy Network (CAN), a pro-bono organization dedicated to providing public affairs help to organizations who cannot afford traditional advocacy services. Kate lives in Ottawa with her young family, and enjoys craft beer and Sunday Football.