Nick has been a journeyman public servant since 2007. He is currently on interchange from the Canadian Federal Government to the Institute on Governance (IOG), an Ottawa-based think tank, where he contributes to the IOG’s ongoing digital governance applied research program, teaches executives about new and emerging technologies and provides advice on emerging governance challenges.
While in government he worked both at the bottom and the top of hierarchical structures, on detailed policy analysis and on the coordination of Ministerial briefing books and calendars. Nick frequently acts as a special advisor to policy makers and senior executives on how to use collaborative technologies to foster innovation, gain efficiencies, and improve internal and external stakeholder engagement. He has been writing openly about these opportunities and challenges at cpsrenewal.ca.
Nick holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science, International Relations and Law from Carleton University and a Master's degree in Conflict Studies from Saint Paul University.
He tweets @nickcharney.
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