Nixey Communications—one of Vancouver’s top crisis management and strategic communications consultancies—has joined Strategic Impact Collective, led by public affairs expert Ange Valentini.
“I’m thrilled that Nixey Communications is joining our team,” said Ange Valentini, founder of Strategic Impact Collective. “After years of collaborating to advance progressive causes in British Columbia, the United States, and Canada, I’m so happy that Nixey Communications has found a home for clients who represent our shared values.”
“Strategic Impact Collective is a natural home for us,” explained Nixey. “Ms. Valentini’s approach to strategy, diversity, and inclusion—and her approach to community engagement, government relations, and delivering real change—make this the perfect fit. Ange is a natural leader, a great friend, and a thought-leader in Canada’s public affairs world.”
Nixey Communications continues to be owned by Paul Nixey and this licensing agreement will further develop Strategic Impact Collective’s footprint in British Columbia.
About Paul Nixey, Nixey Communications
Paul Nixey has been delivering for organizations in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, New York, Seattle, and San Francisco since 2008. Known for campaigns that disrupt the narrative and secure high-profile media placements (Globe and Mail, New York Times, CTV News, NBC News, etc), Nixey’s clients include elected officials, ad agencies, labour unions, and airlines—and recently served the Government of Canada as a Special Advisor for COVID-19 Communications for a high-profile Member of Parliament. He is the former co-chair of Vision Vancouver, and regularly volunteers his governance expertise on the Boards of social profit organizations like the Vancouver Friends for Life Society.
Nixey is a regular media commentator, was named the Best LGBTQ2+ publicist by the Georgia Straight, and guest lectures at Simon Fraser University’s public relations program and the University of British Columbia’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.
About Ange Valentini, Strategic Impact Collective
Ange Valentini brings 25 years of experience building creative solutions to complex challenges that drive social change and public good, bringing together stakeholders, influencers and decision makers across the private, public and third sector—with a focus on building relationships and stronger communities.
Ange has worked across all four orders of government, working her way up from policy analyst to Chief of Staff. In each role, she championed innovative policy agendas based on research, evaluation, analysis, and stakeholder engagement.
Her track record of success includes leadership roles in government relations, community and public relations, public policy development, strategic partnerships, advocacy and communications. She has also negotiated more than $75M in community benefit agreements.
Ange’s professional experience is complemented by her commitment to lifelong learning and community service. In 2016, Ange joined a global cohort of civic leaders and public administrators to iterate solutions to some of the key challenges facing cities in an era of mass urbanization at the London School of Economics Global Cities Executive Education program.