Creig is a creative problem solver. He enjoys approaching complex policy challenges through both a qualitative and quantitative lens. Creig joins the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship as a Policy Advisor and is committed to using his research to help strengthen Canada’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Creig has a background in urban policy and the creative industries. Prior to joining BII+E, Creig held research roles with Toronto Artscape and Economic Development and Culture at the City of Toronto where he worked to help improve the cultural and economic landscape of the city. Creig also worked for Public Works and Government Services Canada for several years designing and implementing communications strategies and materials.
Creig is passionate about the relationship between entrepreneurship, innovation and inclusive economic growth in Canada. He is also motivated to examine how government can develop partnerships and adopt innovative approaches to policy and program development. Some of Creig’s research areas of interest include: strategic procurement, venture capital, entrepreneurial skills development, the future of work and policy innovation.
Creig holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Communications from the University of Ottawa.