Michael Burt / Director Economic Trends, The Conference Board of Canada

Michael Burt is the Director responsible for the Industrial Economic Trends group at The Conference Board of Canada. Mr. Burt joined the CBoC in 2004, he has moved progressively into more senior positions since joining the Board. Before joining the Board he worked with an economic consulting firm in the United States.

In his role, Mr. Burt oversees the maintenance and production of the group’s forecasts and analysis. He is also the project manager for the consulting work that the group completes. Mr. Burt is a spokesperson for the Conference Board and does presentations on the industrial forecast to clients and the public and is often cited in the media.

Mr. Burt has more than sixteen years of experience conducting industry forecasting and analysis. Mr. Burt has a Master’s degree in economics from the University of Toronto, and has also completed the Chartered Financial Analyst program.