Tasha Kheiriddin is one of Canada's best-known political analysts, thought leaders, and strategists. Fluently bilingual in English and French, she is a best-selling author, national political columnist for Postmedia, a writer for GZero Media, author of In My Opinion on Substack, and a political analyst for Radio Canada. Tasha lectures at the Max Bell School of Public Policy, provides media commentary in both English and French and is a sought-after speaker, emcee and moderator.
A graduate of McGill University, Tasha first practiced law and worked for the Attorney General of Ontario. She then moved into media, where she host-produced programming for CBC Newsworld, CPAC, CTV News Channel and Global News Radio, was a political analyst for Radio Canada, and a member of the editorial board of the National Post. In 2016, she was named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Media and Communications by the Women's Executive Network.
In the course of her career, Tasha also worked for several think tanks and advocacy groups, including the Montreal Economic Institute, the Fraser Institute, and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. She also ran her own communications consultancy for over a decade and was a principal with Navigator Ltd, Canada’s leading high stakes strategic advisory and communications firm. Tasha continues to provide media training and thought leadership through her consultancy, Ellipsum Public Affairs.
Tasha has written two best-selling books on conservatism, including The Right Path: How Conservatives can Unite, Inspire and Take Canada Forward, and Rescuing Canada’s Right: Blueprint for a Conservative Revolution. She has contributed chapters on tax policy and justice to two other books, How To Cut Public Spending (and still win an election), and The Harper Factor: Assessing a Prime Minister’s Policy Legacy.
Tasha volunteered with the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, worked in the offices of the federal Minister of Employment and Immigration in Ottawa as well as that of the Ontario Attorney General at Queen’s Park, and served as President of the PC Youth Federation in the late 1990s. In 2022 she co-chaired the campaign of the Hon. Jean Charest for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada.
Tasha has served on many boards, including the Manning Centre for Building Democracy, Apathy is Boring, Resources for Exceptional Children and Youth, and the COVID-19 Social Impact Network. She currently sits on the Senate of 2Intelligence Company and the board of the Montreal Economic Institute.
Finally, due to her wide range of professional accomplishments and experiences, Tasha is an in-demand speaker. She regularly delivers keynotes and panel presentations on political and public affairs issues, has presented a TEDx talk on autism and children (an issue dear to her heart), and emcees conferences for organizations ranging from the National Mortgage Brokers’ Association to the International Association of Language Commissioners. She is represented by Speakers’ Spotlight.