Esmahan Razavi brings extensive experience in public engagement, public policy, government relations, strategic planning and communications to the S360 B.C. team. She has developed and executed public engagement strategies for government, not-for-profits and other clients and has a proven track record of building successful relationships and coalitions to deliver wins for her clients.
Esmahan’s political experience spans all orders of government. Her work in politics includes campaign management, crisis management, strategic communications, debate and media prep, and media relations. Most recently, Esmahan worked as a political staffer for the Government of Alberta. For her outstanding work in politics, Esmahan was named one of the top 50 Arab women in North America by the Arab Women of Excellence Awards in 2019.
Esmahan is a passionate community builder. She currently serves as the Director of BC for Equal Voice. She has served on boards of many organizations, including the Public Policy Board for United Way Calgary, and as Chair of the Women in Politics Committee for the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women. She has also co-founded two organizations, including Ask Her, an organization dedicated to increasing the number of women running municipally in Calgary. In 2017, Esmahan was recognized by Chatelaine as one of Canada’s 33 Women of the Year for her work on Ask Her.
Esmahan now makes her home in Vancouver, having lived in Calgary, Toronto, the United States and the Middle East. When she’s not working or volunteering, she enjoys spending time with friends and family.