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Harrison Green Marketing and Communications

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Writers/Project Directors

Nick Green BA (English),
President and Managing Director

Nick Green is an effective marketing consultant, business communicator and logistics guru. His strategic planning skills and command of all forms of promotional media have helped earn Harrison-Green a reputation for providing clients with innovative corporate communications solutions from concept to completion.

Nick is a long-standing member of the Canadian Investor Relations Institute and a graduate of the Strategic Management of Investor Relations program at the Richard Ivey School of Business. He has extensive experience in the development and execution of public offering roadshows, merger and acquisition communications, investor conferences and annual general meetings. Nick founded Harrison-Green in 1981. Previously, he was a marketing executive with a large Japanese multi-national.

Andrea Newsom MBA,
Vice President, Strategic Communications

A writer and communications strategist with over two decades of experience, Andrea Newsom has in-depth knowledge of corporate, financial and marketing communications.

Andrea joined Harrison-Green in 1993, developing the communications strategies and materials used by our clients during major acquisitions, debt and equity offerings, and other significant corporate events. Andrea is also a skilled stakeholder researcher and analyst, and is a key member of our crisis and issues management team.

Andrea holds an MBA in Public Relations and Communication Management from Royal Roads University and a Diploma in Creative Communications from Red River College of Applied Arts, Science and Technology. She leads seminars in strategic communications, speech writing and Q&A technique for Simon Fraser University’s Wosk Centre for Dialogue and through VanCity’s Living Leadership (L2) Program.

Alison Higgins BA (English),
Senior Writer, Project Director

Alison Higgins is a seasoned communications professional with more than 25 years of experience working in corporate, agency and media environments. A wordsmith at heart, she has crafted messages for organizations across virtually all sectors of business and industry. She is adept at dealing with sensitive issues, as well as technical subject matter.

An integral member of the Harrison-Green team since 1997, Alison assists our clients with the development of strategic investor relations, corporate communications, public relations, marketing and promotional vehicles.

Elizabeth Quayle BA (English),
Senior Writer, Project Director

A strong advocate of Plain Language principles, Elizabeth Quayle has been writing professionally for more than 10 years. She brings a strong business background, natural curiosity and focused creativity to every project, and is adept at helping companies identify, develop and convey their story through language that connects.

Since joining Harrison-Green in 1996, Elizabeth has worked with many of our clients to develop strategic communication materials that speak to diverse audience groups and encompass the full spectrum of print, video, web and digital applications. In addition to her BA, Elizabeth holds a Journalism Certificate (Dean’s List) from Langara College.