HI I’M JENNIFER BURGESS
I tackle projects with complex social, political, and technical challenges and produce inclusive and sustainable solutions.
Leading teams and projects to successful outcomes has been a guiding passion throughout my career. I have almost a decade of experience working in infrastructure, guiding business development, client deliverables, and communications strategy. I am proud of successful collaborations with internal and external clients. I have worked closely with everyone from graphic designers to transportation engineers, and government ministers to seniors community groups.
Managed documentation and communications for a variety of organizations, from not-for-profit to oil and gas. Worked with clients to tackle challenging projects on tight timelines. Clients included CNRL, Shell, SMART Technologies, and SAGE Theatre.
OPERATIONS LEAD AT CH2M
I lead communications and client deliverables for multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects all over the world, including the Panama Canal third set of locks, the Faro Mine Remediation Project, and the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline.
ADVISOR TO THE ALBERTA MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION
I supported Minister Mason and Chief of Staff with issue management, research, and stakeholder engagement in the Transportation and Infrastructure Ministry. Ministry point of contact for MLAs and caucus team for major transportation projects, including the Calgary Ring Road and the Springbank Dry Dam.
PRESS SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT MINISTERS
Communications and media lead for Minister Sigurdson and Minister Jansen. Wrote speeches, plan strategy for announcements, manage all media contact and content, create messaging for question period, and staff the Minister at external events. Developed communications plans for major projects such as the Calgary Green Line LRT, the Grande Prairie Hospital, and the provincial Capital Plan.
WHAT I CAN DO FOR YOU
Whether it's guiding projects, teams, or a magical combination of both, I can get you across the finish line. I am always learning new ways to be a compassionate, thoughtful, and goal-oriented leader.
Successful teams and projects start with a clear sense of purpose and need understandable milestones. I can help you develop a path forward with communications and management strategy that reflects your values and goals.