Tijs Creutzberg

Research Fellow / Program Director & Director of Business Development
Innovation Policy Lab at the University of Toronto / Council of Canadian Academies

Tijs Creutzberg is Research Fellow with the Innovation Policy Lab at the University of Toronto where he is heading up research on Ottawa’s digital sector as part of a SSHRC funded partnership grant titled “Creating digital opportunity: Canada’s ICT industry in global perspective project.” He is also Program Director and Director of Business Development at the Council of Canadian Academies where he has led expert panel assessments on topics ranging from the future of policing to oil sands technology. Prior to this, he was a consultant for many years specializing in public policy and strategy in the areas of science, technology and innovation. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto, an MSc in Technical Change and Industrial Strategy from the University of Manchester, and a BASc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.