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Research Fellow

Labour Market
Social Policy


M.A. Economics, University of Victoria


Steven is an expert in labour market and social policy, with over two decades of experience in managing and conducting employment, social, economic and environmental research and policy development. He has advised governments and stakeholders on a range of cross-disciplinary subject matters in Canada and in countries across the globe including in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

Currently the CEO and Founder of LabourX — a consulting firm dedicated to helping global clients make sense of the world of work. Steven was previously responsible for the start-up and growth of a not-for-profit institute in Canada dedicated to providing insights that support career decisions and guide public policy. In a prior position, he spent nearly a decade at the International Labour Organization (a United Nation’s agency) where he was responsible for coordinating their flagship research report and kickstarting a multi-year research project evaluating labour market policies. In addition, Steven worked as an Economist at the OECD for a number of years and has also held senior positions in Canada with the federal and provincial governments.