Chair, Research and Professional Practices Committee


Director of Policy & Research, Ryerson Leadership Lab



Sam Andrey is the Director of Policy & Research at the Ryerson Leadership Lab, a think tank dedicated to developing new leaders and solutions to today’s most pressing civic challenges. He also teaches about public leadership and advocacy at Ryerson University and George Brown College. He previously served as Chief of Staff and Director of Policy to Ontario’s Minister of Education, in the Ontario Public Service as Manager of the Student Financial Assistance Program and in not-for-profit organizations advancing equity in education. Sam has an Executive Certificate in Public Leadership from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a BSc from the University of Waterloo.