Director of Policy & Research, Ryerson Leadership Lab
Sam has advanced equity and inclusion through Ontario’s public education system for the past eight years. He served as Chief of Staff and Director of Policy to Ontario Education Ministers Mitzie Hunter and Liz Sandals from 2014 to 2018. He also worked in the Ontario Public Service and in not-for-profit organizations advancing equitable access to postsecondary education and student financial assistance reform. He teaches about advocacy and government relations at George Brown College. Sam has a BSc from the University of Waterloo.