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 Senior Policy Analyst 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.

Articles by this Author

January 15, 2018

Stubbe’s Precast Commercial Inc., near Brantford, Ont., has been a leader in the manufacturing of precast concrete for over 30 years. With help from the Ontario government, the company is …

December 5, 2017

Software developers are an indispensable part of Canada’s increasingly digital economy. But our knowledge and understanding of the developer community is limited; to date, we have relied on traditional market …

Stacking Up: A Snapshot of Canada’s Developer Talent is a new report produced by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) in partnership with Stack Overflow, the world’s largest software developer community. This report shines light on a growing and increasingly important segment of Canada’s tech economy: software developers.

October 10, 2017

Last month, Nesta, the UK’s Innovation Charity, released its report The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030. This report employs a novel mixed method approach that combines historic trends analysis, …

June 8, 2017

Automation Across the Nation: Understanding the potential impacts of technological trends across Canada is a new data insights report produced by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship. Technological trends …