André Côté

Director of Research (Acting)

André is the Acting Director of Research with CUI, leading and supporting research activities and engagements with Canada’s urban research community.

He is also the Principal with Côté & Company Strategies, a mission-driven public affairs consultancy that works with clients across the public, private and non-profit sectors, in areas ranging from urban policy and cities, to higher education, digital technology and public finance.

Previously, André’s roles have included Senior Advisor to Ontario’s Deputy Premier and President of the Treasury Board; as Chief Operating & Strategy Officer to NEXT Canada, a national non-profit organization that offers training and incubator programs for entrepreneurs and start-ups; Programs & Research Manager with the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG) at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs; and advisor to the Deputy Minister with the Ontario Ministry of Finance.

He is a graduate of the Masters of Public Policy program at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, and of Queen’s University.

Andre Cote