TACTIX advisors are experts in the political, private and public sectors. With over 20 years in business and a team of former senior political advisors and outstanding public servants, we offer exceptional insight as to how governments make decisions and position clients to meet their strategic objectives.

Our accomplished consultants are trustworthy, responsive and insightful, offering strategic analysis, sound counsel and innovative solutions.


Alain Parent

Senior Associate

Alain offers clients unparalled strategic planning and execution experience gained from 39 years of service in command at every level of the Canadian Armed Forces.




Alan Young

Principal ~ Owner

Alan Young provides experienced leadership and client-centric focus in complex engagements.




The Hon. Bryon Wilfert, P.C.

Senior Associate

Bryon Wilfert’s 26 years of experience in public office give him unparalleled perspective and a practical approach to problem-solving for clients.




Dan Duguay


Dan has a unique ability to navigate political, economic and policy issues that affect TACTIX’ clients by employing exceptional strategic advice.




Dan Gardner

Senior Associate

As the co-lead of the Risk Communications Practice at TACTIX, Dan Gardner provides the insights and understanding clients value to effectively manage their reputations and steward their products.




Howard Mains

Managing Principal ~ Owner

Howard Mains’ client-centric approach brings a high level strategic focus on key mandates.




Jill Fairbrother

Senior Associate

Jill Fairbrother has an extensive issues management background and provides clients with in-depth advice on media and communication s strategies.




John Power


John is skilled in working with clients to manage and navigate reputational crises.




Ken Pennie

Senior Associate

Ken Pennie’s outstanding career as a senior military leader offers clients strategic advice in global defence and aerospace operations.




Paul S. Hillier


Paul Hillier specializes in risk management, advising clients across industries on how to manage reputational risks.




Steven C. Dover

Senior Associate

Steven Dover develops relationships with key government stakeholders and delivers client-focused business development opportunities.