Anna Wright is a communications specialist with almost 20 years of experience in strategic communications, consultation and engagement, and procurement and construction communications for clients in the public and private sectors. These include the BC Hydro Site C Clean Energy Project, Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project, Aurora LNG, BC Children’s and BC Women’s Redevelopment Project, Pattullo Bridge Replacement Project and others.
Anna has managed many high-profile policy, planning and infrastructure initiatives from initial planning through implementation, managing the full spectrum of clients’ communications needs, including the requirements of regulatory processes and the complexities of construction communications.
An experienced strategist and trusted senior advisor, Anna has superior issues management skills. She has supported clients as they have navigated some of British Columbia’s most controversial issues by developing factual, effective messaging and coaching spokespeople so they are well-prepared for questions from the media, the public and stakeholders. Her issues management ability is further displayed in her skill as a senior facilitator who encourages civil and respectful dialogue on even the most controversial topics.
In addition, Anna is an excellent writer, creating communications materials that translate often complex technical information into a compelling and easy-to-understand format. Anna also assists clients with the effective application of online consultation tools as well as face-to-face consultation methods. She understands and is adept at ensuring that consultation and engagement programs meet or exceed best practice with the right mix of digital and traditional engagement tools.
Anna lives in Vancouver and has a Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) from the University of British Columbia.