Jamison Steeve @ DesignMeets… Public Policy

Jamison Steeve is the Executive Director at the Martin Prosperity Institute and theInstitute for Competitiveness & Prosperity, two of Canada’s leading think tanks. In these roles Jamison is responsible for the day to day operation of both institutes, as well as the development of the strategic plan, communication vehicles and policy agenda. He is excited to be working with top minds like Roger Martin, Richard Florida and Don Tapscott, as well as developing policy content of his own.

Prior to joining the MPI and ICP, Jamison built a successful career in Ontario public policy serving as advisor to provincial cabinet Ministers and most recently as Principal Secretary in the Office of the Premier. During that time, Ontario became known as a “public policy powerhouse”. He worked with Premier Dalton McGuinty to create and shape the policy and legislative agenda for the provincial government. Jamison played a key role in the development and writing of Throne Speeches, Provincial Budgets and the Liberal Party Platform in 2007 and 2011. Before entering the public policy arena, he practiced law with Fasken Martineau DuMoullin. He is a graduate of Queen’s University and Dalhousie University.

Jamison’s most important roles continue to be husband to Carolyn and father to Will and, the family’s newest addition, Natalie.

Topic: Making public policy in a political environment