Brian Lee Crowley
Brian Lee Crowley has headed the Macdonald-Laurier Institute (MLI) in Ottawa since it opened its doors in March of 2010. He has a long and distinguished record in the think tank world. He was the founder of the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) in Halifax, one of the country’s leading regional think tanks. Crowley has published numerous books, including in 2009, Fearful Symmetry: the fall and rise of Canada’s founding values, which quickly found its way onto the Canadian best seller lists. Crowley is a frequent commentator on political and economic issues across all media. He holds degrees from McGill and the London School of Economics, including a doctorate in political economy from the latter.