Michael Burt leads the teams that conduct research on industrial performance, trade and investment, and education and skills at The Conference Board of Canada. Mr. Burt joined the CBoC in 2004, he has moved progressively into more senior positions since joining the Board. Before joining the Board he worked with an economic consulting firm in the United States.
In his role, Mr. Burt oversees the maintenance and production of a variety of products, as well as the consulting work that the group completes. Mr. Burt is a spokesperson for the Conference Board and does presentations on a variety of topics to clients and the public, and is often cited in the media.
Mr. Burt has 20 years of experience conducting economic analysis. Mr. Burt has a Master's degree in economics from the University of Toronto, and has also completed the Chartered Financial Analyst program.