With the ability to grow its team to fit any project, electricPR is run by a public relations veteran – Tom Tevlin. Over the last 20-plus years, he's worked on major PR, crisis management, content development and branding campaigns for numerous companies and sectors – from Fortune 500s to start-ups, locally and internationally. Tom is also a founding partner and one of two current principles in Greenspirit Strategies Ltd, an established public affairs consulting firm.
Tom has spent more than 20 years promoting sustainable industries and building public understanding of corporate social responsibility within the natural resources and manufacturing sectors. He's participated in more than a hundred briefings of elected officials and staff in Washington DC, in almost every US state capital, and in Brazil, Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Ghana, South Africa and throughout Europe. A journalist by training, he co-founded the Forest Alliance, where he served variously as Executive Director, President and Chief Executive Officer. Tom has led delegations to UN sessions in New York, Geneva, the Hague, Denpasar, Johannesburg and Copenhagen.
He is a former member of the University of BC Faculty of Forestry Advisory Council, numerous committees of Forest Products Association of Canada and the North America-wide Wood Promotion Network, PricewaterhouseCoopers ISO External Oversight Committee, founding board-member of First Dollar Alliance and past member of the BC Provincial Minister’s Advisory Council on Certification as well as various advisory groups to the Canadian government. President and CEO of Greenspirit Strategies Ltd., ConsensusWorks Consultants Inc. and electricPR Media Inc., Tom is based in rainy Vancouver, Canada.