Richard Bartrem

Brand magician, master strategist, thought provoker

A native of Montréal and fluent in both English and French, Richard Bartrem is a seasoned marketing and communications executive with over 35 years of proven leadership and management experience. 

As the former Vice-President, Communications, Brand and Community Investment for WestJet, 

Richard’s communications work includes strategy development, as well as issues and crisis management in one of the most dynamic, fast-paced and media intense global industries. Richard led a variety of teams while launching numerous brand campaigns, including WestJet’s annual Christmas Miracle.  At Brookline, Richard applies his valuable experience and boundless energy to strategy conversations, big picture thinking and compelling storytelling to help grow strong brand identities for our clients. 

What is your PR Superpower? 

Seeing the silver lining in every situation.