Expert on social and economic policy
Founding President of Canadian Policy Research Networks [CPRN], located in Ottawa.
Expert on how social and economic policy choices complement each other, and how they intersect within the Canadian experience.
One of Canada's top thinkers, highly regarded commentator on economic and social issues in Canada.
Writer and a member of the editorial board of the Financial Times of Canada, and past Director of Policy Studies at the C.D. Howe Institute.
Chair of the Economic Council of Canada from 1985 to 1992.
Received the Order of Canada in 1996; also a member of the Board of Directors of BCE Inc. and formerly Clarica, the Bank of Canada and Mobil Oil Canada; received honourary degrees from seven Canadian universities.
Appointed one of the first Trudeau Mentors by the Trudeau Foundation in 2004.