Bob Hawkesworth has had a long career in public elected office. He was chosen by constituents to represent them in 10 elections. Bob served for 23 years as a member of Calgary City Council and for two terms as a Member of the Alberta Legislature for Calgary Mountainview.
Bob is CEO of Hawkesworth Strategies, a consulting and facilitation practice that serves a variety of clients in the areas of environment, energy, governance, housing, human resources, advocacy, government relations, risk management and community engagement. He has received many awards and recognitions including:United Way Spirits of Gold Award for Co-Chairing the Calgary Homeless Initiative, Alberta Venture Magazine – Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People, Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) – Award of Excellence and Honorary Life Member Award for serving with distinction on behalf of Alberta municipalities and communities and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal – for Alberta municipal leadership.
Bob has a BA in Sociology from the University of Alberta and a MA in Resources and the Environment from the University of Calgary.