Andrea Rowe, BA, MPA, PhD

Co-Founder & Chief Research Officer

Dr. Rowe is an innovator and policy leader with a track record of excellence in government and academic research. Andrea has a Ph.D. in Comparative Public Policy from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Andrea’s academic research focuses on explaining how government policy, performance measurement, and resources allocation influences equality of opportunity in national innovation systems. Her research includes interviews with leaders in government, academia, the private sector in Canada, Sweden, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), in Paris, France.
Andrea is an enthusiastic thought leader with a passion for translating academic research into meaningful recommendations for clients. Andrea’s strength is seeing the big picture and helping clients to understand innovation in a global context.

Andrea is particularly interested in working with governments, NGO’s, and corporate clients on developing strategies for innovation that involve policy development and policy change.

Pronouns: She/Her