Creig Lamb

Senior Policy Analyst

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.

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Dec 17, 2019

Telling Canadians they need digital skills is not enough; we must be specific. This report does just that by exploring the demand for digital and soft skills in the Canadian labour market.
I, Human: The digital and soft skills driving Canada’s labour market

Dec 17, 2019

Using job postings data, we’ve developed a demand-driven taxonomy of digital skills to uncover the specific combinations of digital and soft skills employers are looking for
Skills demand in a digital economy

Dec 4, 2019

Canada’s future competitiveness, and the well-being of individuals and communities, depends on how well businesses and policymakers understand and manage the shift to an intangible economy
Managing the Intangible Shift: Positioning Canada to compete in an intangible economy

Oct 23, 2019

Building, testing, and learning from a new model to help displaced workers transition to jobs where employers are experiencing talent gaps
Lost and Found: Pathways from disruption to employment
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