Dr. Mike Moffatt

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Founding Director

Mike is the Founding Director of the PLACE Centre and an Assistant Professor in the Business, Economics, and Public Policy area group at Ivey Business School, Western University. Mike has conducted policy research on the nexus between regional economic development, innovation, housing, and climate policy in previous positions at the Mowat Centre, Lawrence Centre, Canada 2020, and for the federal government where he was Canada’s first ever Chief Innovation Fellow. Despite spending most of his time in Ottawa, Mike enjoys boring audiences with his encyclopedic knowledge of the history of Middlesex County, particularly Whalen Corners.