Greg Spencer, Senior Researcher, University of Toronto

Greg Spencer, Senior Researcher, University of Toronto

Greg is a Senior Research Associate at the Martin Prosperity Institute within the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He conducts research on regional economic development with organizations such as The Brookings Institution, The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth, ISED, Metrolinx, NESTA, and the European Commission. In addition to academic publishing, he has contributed to media outlets such as the Globe & Mail, the Toronto Star, and the Guardian Online. Greg has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in economic geography and planning at the University of Toronto and Queen’s University. Prior to his academic career, Greg was Principal Consultant and Head of R&D at the Local Futures Group in London, England. Greg has a B.A. in Geography from Bishop’s University, a M.Sc.Pl. in planning, and a Ph.D. in Economic Geography from the University of Toronto.