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Director of Policy & Research, Ryerson Leadership Lab, Ryerson University

Sam Andrey has led applied research and public policy development for the past decade, including the design, execution and knowledge mobilization of surveys, focus groups, interviews, randomized controlled trials and cross-sectional observational studies, at Ryerson University, the University of Waterloo and the Government of Ontario. Sam has led research projects with contributions from SSHRC, NSERC, Privy Council Office, Canadian Heritage, Department of National Defence, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Future Skills Centre, Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, eCampusOntario, City of Toronto and RBC. Sam also teaches about public policy and leadership at Ryerson University and George Brown College.

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Instructor, George Brown College
  • 2018–present
    Director of Policy & Research, Ryerson Leadership Lab, Ryerson University
  • 2014–2018
    Chief of Staff and Policy Advisor, Ontario's Minister of Education
  • 2012–2014
    Manager of Student Financial Assistance Program, Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

Education

  • 2020 
    Harvard University, Executive Certificate in Public Leadership, John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • 2010 
    University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Science, Honours Biochemistry