Communications & Program Coordinator
Alex Paterson holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Carleton University and an Honour’s Bachelor of Arts in communications from the University of Western Ontario. He wrote his MA’s major research project on the links between innovation, productivity and international education.
Alex has worked in a variety of communications and policy roles both in Canada and overseas. He has served as an Associate Producer for CBC Newsworld, a communications strategist for Greenpeace, a consultant for various government departments, companies and NGOs, and has lived and worked overseas in South East Asia.
At Canada 2020, Alex oversees the organization’s communications strategy and implementation of various programs including Canada 2020′s policy approaches, events calendar, and research agenda.
Members of the public and the media can contact Alex at (613) 789-0000 x 224.