• About Alex Rascanu

    Public management professional

    Alex Rascanu is a public management professional with progressive project and staff management experience in the public, nonprofit and private sectors.

    Alex can communicate complex information in a manner that is easily understandable, has excellent writing, communication and presentation skills, extensive strategic planning and policy development experience, and a demonstrated ability to undertake and direct analytical research.

    Current activities:

    - Master of Public Administration candidate (2018-2020) at Dalhousie University

    - founder and complete communities co-organizer of The Woodlawn Project

    - appointed member of Dalhousie University's Budget Advisory Committee

    - appointed member of Halifax Chamber of Commerce's Grow and Nurture the Skilled Workforce Task Force

    - member of: Institute of Public Administration of Canada, Halifax Chamber of Commerce, and Halifax Cycling Coalition

    - creator of the How to Reach Your Potential project, consisting of 30 interviews with leaders who inspire me

    - co-organizer of the annual Experience Ghana exhibition

    Past experience:
    - communications team member at Atlantic Conference on Public Administration

    - communications and community outreach lead for a federal Member of Parliament;
    - elected representative on the governing council of Canada's largest university;

    - global consumer insights analyst for the world's largest snacks manufacturer;

    - marketing lead for Canada's largest inbound marketing agency;
    - marketing lead for high growth investment firm; and

    - new business development director for Canada's largest cancer treatment and research centre.


    Alex holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toronto, and is currently pursuing a Master in Public Administration at Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia).


    Alex's core competencies are strategic planning, analytical thinking, initiative, innovativeness, project/program management, effective interactive communication, intercultural diversity proficiency, and adaptability to ensure project/program success.


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