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Simone Racanelli

Secretary, Empire Club Foundation

Simone Racanelli is an experienced political operative, with close to a decade of experience in field organization, strategic and digital communications, and campaign management. She has served in leading roles in a variety of political campaigns, and has helped elect progressive politicians at every level of government.

Simone currently serves as a communications and policy advisor to a member of parliament. She has a background in Canadian federalism and comparative politics, and has done extensive work in policy research focusing on environmental and climate policy.

Simone has provided media commentary on Canadian politics and elections for a variety of national outlets. A former competitive equestrian and gymnast, when she isn’t working Simone enjoys taking advantage of living in Toronto by going for a run by the lake.