Michael Bassett is the Director, Research Impact and Content Strategy at The Conference Board of Canada. In this role he works with researchers, communicators, economists, designers and other colleagues to weave compelling research and insights into multi-touchpoint programs that create meaning. In over 10 years at the Board, Michael has contributed to numerous custom and public research projects in the areas of governance, ethics, risk management, family enterprise and Crown corporations. Prior to this, Michael worked at the Ottawa-based Institute on Governance, in the international development sector, for the BC government, and at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington D.C.
Michael has a Master of Arts degree in Political Economy and a double honours undergraduate degree in Economics and Journalism from Carleton University. Michael received his Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) designation in May 2018.