Michael Burt

Executive Director, Global, Industrial and Education Economics The Conference Board of Canada

Michael Burt leads several knowledge areas at The Conference Board of Canada, including industrial analysis, education, energy, innovation, and security. In his role, Michael oversees the convening and research activities that these knowledge centers undertake and is a spokesperson for the Conference Board. He provides presentations on a variety of topics to clients and the public and is often cited in the media.

Michael joined the Conference Board in 2004 and has moved progressively into more senior positions since. Before joining the Board, he worked with an economic consulting firm in the United States. Michael has more than 20 years of experience conducting and leading research activities.