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Georgina Blanas
Executive Director

Private Capital Markets Association of Canada

Telephone: 416.301.2677


Georgina joined the PCMA as Executive Director in November 2015, bringing with her more than 20 years of experience as a leader and executive in strategy, regulatory affairs, member engagement and public relations.


Georgina’s professional focus includes public and regulatory affairs, stakeholder relations, communications, policy development, and strategic management in regulated industries that grow businesses, communities and the economy.


Georgina is a respected and valued adviser to regulators and governments at the federal, provincial and municipal levels. After working as a journalist with City TV, Georgina transitioned into government serving as Chief of Staff to the Minister of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation and the Minister of Tourism and in various Senior Policy Advisory roles to Ministers' of Finance, Education, Long Term Care & Seniors, and the Parliamentary Assistant to the House Leader.

Georgina has also led advertising and sales for Bell Mobility’s retail team, and held leadership roles at Cool Beer, the Canadian Restaurant Association, the Raptors Foundation, Accessible Media Inc. and most recently as a National Director of Public Affairs and Chair of the Accessible Channel at the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.


She has advised senior managers, Board Members and Board Committees in the manufacturing, medical, finance, broadcasting, hospitality industries with complex regulatory and leadership issues, and she is contributing to several internationally-based initiatives.