Adria Minsky

Adria has been a Senior Advisor with Cumberland Strategies, formerly Maple Leaf Strategies, since 2019. She is based in Toronto.

Adria has been involved in politics at both the federal and provincial level for more than 16 years. In Ottawa, she worked for a number of federal cabinet ministers with portfolios that included environment, public works, international trade and indigenous affairs. Between 2011 and 2013, she served as the Director of Policy to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.

In 2014, Adria joined a national not-for-profit dedicated to increasing the engagement of Canadians in the political process, as the Director of Marketing and Communications. In 2018-2019 she served as the Director of Policy to the Minister of Government and Consumer Services at Queen’s Park.

Adria is currently a member of Cabinet for the National Ballet and a committee member for Fashion Heals for SickKids. She was a volunteer with the CIBC Run for the Cure Toronto for five years; during which she spent two years as the Communications Lead for the annual fundraising event.

Adria was born and raised in Montreal. She holds a B.A. from Mount Allison University and a M.A. in international relations from McMaster University.