Bliss is the founding partner of Maple Leaf Strategies and over the past 25 years, he has been an innovator, practitioner and commentator in the Public Affairs arena both domestically and internationally. He has been an advisor to two Prime Ministers, Ministers, Members of Parliament and Cabinet.
Bliss’ private sector experience includes Senior Executive roles in the banking and renewables industry and the pipeline industry. As a former Board Member of the Sierra Club, Bliss has had a lifelong passion for promoting public policies that protect the environment. Bliss was a senior advisor to several elected officials including Chief of Staff to the Minister of Northern Development and Mines. His clients include a variety of tech companies, energy related companies, financial services, agriculture, manufacturing, clean technology providers, healthcare stakeholders and infrastructure related firms.
Bliss completed his undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Economics in Canada and his post-graduate degree at the London School of Economics in 1992.