Ms Jennifer Ditchburn


President and CEO of the Institute for Research on Public Policy

Jennifer Ditchburn is the President and CEO of the Montreal-based Institute for Research on Public Policy. She is a not-for-profit sector executive and seasoned communicator with 25 years of experience working to make complex public policy issues and politics better understood by Canadians. From 2016 to 2021, she was the Editor-in-Chief of the IRPP’s influential digital magazine, Policy Options. Prior to joining the IRPP, Jennifer spent two decades covering national and parliamentary affairs for The Canadian Press and for CBC Television. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University and Master of Journalism from Carleton University.

A Member of the Programme Advisory Committee, The Canadian Ditchley Foundation,