Counsel is proud to announce the promotion of Amanda van Baarsen to Vice President, British Columbia.  

Amanda brings more than a decade of public affairs experience, specializing in; value-based problem–solving, strategic planning, and crisis management. Having supported and advised BC MLAs and candidates in government, opposition, and in between elections, Amanda has a deep understanding not only of how the BC government works, but also of the factors that influence political parties in determining priorities for the coming term.  

Her understanding of when and how decisions are made across the BC government helps clients successfully navigate processes. 

The firm is also proud to announce the promotion of Victoria Sewell to Senior Consultant, Communications and Campaigns.  

During her time at Counsel, Victoria has crafted and implemented comprehensive communication strategies and tactics, catering to diverse sectors, including healthcare, not-for-profit, energy, and IT/technology. Her strategic thinking and advice for clients has consistently yielded impactful results. 

Learn more about Counsel’s team.