Jennifer Dent

Jennifer developed her public affairs career through positions with the public, private and non-profit sectors. Currently, Jennifer is aligning and engaging employees through her role as Corporate Communications & Community Partnerships, Manager with GlaxoSmithKline.

With 16 years’ experience, Jennifer specializes in corporate communications, policy development, strategic planning, social strategy, marketing and media relations programs.

Prior to joining GSK, Jennifer was National Director, Marketing & Communications for JDRF, a medical research foundation dedicated to curing Type 1 diabetes. Her career in the private sector included consulting roles with two of Canada’s leading public affairs firms, where she provided government relations and communications counsel to public and private sector organizations.

Jennifer worked as a Senior Advisor, Corporate for a major provincial government agency and as a Special Assistant in the Senate of Canada. She received her Honours BA at McMaster University and an MA from the University of Western Ontario. Jennifer can be reached at