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Toronto, May 11, 2015 – William Robson, President and CEO, and Duncan Munn, Senior Vice President & COO, announce that Craig Alexander will be joining the C.D. Howe Institute as Vice President, Economic Analysis, in September.
“Craig is one of Canada’s preeminent economists and public policy analysts. He has an outstanding reputation among his peers, in the business community, and among policymakers. We are delighted that he is joining us. His analytical abilities and his expertise on a range of issues will make him a tremendous asset,” stated Robson. “His expertise in economic and financial policy issues will be invaluable to the Institute’s research program,” added Munn.
In his role as VP, Economic Analysis, Craig will provide oversight of the Institute’s Research Councils, and will advance the Institute’s work as it relates to economic and social policy.
“As someone who has a passion for public policy, I am very excited to be joining Bill, Duncan, and the entire team. I am especially excited to work with the VP Research, Daniel Schwanen, and his policy team to advance the work that improves the economy and lives of Canadians. When it comes to advancing essential policy matters, there is no better organization in the country than the C.D. Howe Institute,” said Alexander.
Craig Alexander comes to the C.D. Howe Institute from TD Bank Group, where he served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Economist. Previously, he served in the private sector as an economic and financial forecaster, and is a regular commentator on public policy.
He holds a graduate degree in economics from the University of Toronto.
Craig Alexander’s first day at the Institute will be September 14, 2015.
For more information please contact: Craig Alexander, Vice President, Economic Analysis at the C.D. Howe Institute at 416-358-8745; or James Fleming of the C.D. Howe Institute at 416-865-1904; email: [email protected].
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