Principal, TCG Public Affairs and Executive Director, BC Wine Appellation Task Group
Mike Klassen is a senior strategic communications and public affairs professional that advises clients in government and the non-profit and private sectors. Recent assignments include serving as Executive Director of the BC Wine Appellation Task Group, an independent industry advisory board with a mandate from the British Columbia Minister of Agriculture. Mike is credited with leading a comprehensive industry consultation that resulted in recommendations for regulatory reform in the wine sector. A technology early-adopter and a leader in social media communications, Mike is a dedicated community volunteer, husband, and parent.