Expertise: Public Governance, Public Policy, Economics, Health, Finance, Urban Planning

Degree(s): BA Economics, Dalhousie University

Certification(s) & designation(s): Senior Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto

Brad Graham is Vice President, Toronto, at the Institute on Governance (IOG) and a Senior Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto.  Brad’s recent focus includes trust in government, municipal government, and distributive governance (ABCs).  Brad teaches several of the IOG’s policy courses and facilitates executive leadership programs.

Brad Graham spent 25 years in the Ontario Public Service in a variety of senior leadership positions. His areas of expertise include public sector governance, public policy, economics, and urban affairs.

In his position as the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Ontario Growth Secretariat, with the Ministry Public Infrastructure he provided leadership for the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.  The innovative plan garnered a number of awards including the American Planning Association’s Daniel Burnham Award and the inaugural Leonard Gertler Award of Distinction.  Brad has also been awarded Ontario’s Amethyst Award for excellence in public service.

Brad Graham was also Assistant Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Research and Innovation and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. He also held senior positions at the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance.