Sandstone Group Continues to Grow
Marc Roy Joins Canada’s Leading Executive Advisory Firm
March 8, 2022
Ottawa, Canada — Marc Roy, one of Canada’s most seasoned communications and public affairs professionals, has joined Sandstone Group as Vice President of Public Affairs and Business Development.
Launched in November 2021 to support chief executives and senior corporate leaders develop and implement effective government relations, procurement and public affairs strategies, Sandstone Group has fast become a go to firm for international and national business leaders who are seeking success in Canada.
“Marc brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and government expertise, including in communications, media relations and regulatory affairs,” said Naresh Raghubeer, co-founder and managing partner at Sandstone Group.
Marc most recently served as Chief of Staff to the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, where he brought significant leadership and guidance across the department on key policy and regulatory files which have had substantial impact in the industry as well as for national and international relations in the air, marine, rail and land transport sectors. He has also served as Associate Director of Communications in the Prime Minister’s Office and Director of Communications to several Cabinet Ministers.
“During his twenty-two years of public affairs, government and communications experience, Marc has worked for both government and opposition in the House of Commons and the Senate” said Kevin Bosch, co-founder and managing partner. “His knowledge of government and the media are second to none, and throughout his career he has effectively built teams and developed strategies which have informed major decisions and led to success across Canada and around the world.”
As a key member of the team, Marc will work to grow the business in Quebec and internationally. He will provide strategic counsel to clients and enhance Sandstone Group’s ability to provide media training, crisis communications support and preparation for those appearing before Parliamentary committees.
“With Marc Roy as part of our team, Sandstone Group is in a stronger position to serve our clients in Quebec and globally who are looking to succeed in Canada,” concluded Raghubeer.
Originally from Laval, Quebec, Marc is currently based in Ottawa.