Patrick Luciani is AIMS Senior Fellow in Urban Policy. Mr. Luciani has an extensive background in
public policy. He currently acts as Senior Advisor to the Canadian Statistical Assessment Services
(CANSTATS), a media watch organization that comments on how the media covers public policy
issues. He sits also on the boards of The Dominion Institute and the Global Cities Project, Munk
Centre, University of Toronto.
Mr. Luciani is currently researching and writing a book on loyalty in the work force while Senior
Resident, Massey College at the University of University of Toronto. Before joining Massey College,
he was Executive Director of the Donner Canadian Foundation, one of Canada’s largest private foundations.
He is also the author of the best-selling book, What Canadians Believe, But Shouldn’t, about Their
Economy, published by Addison Wesley (1994) and has written many articles in the area of business
and economics for the Globe and Mail, National Post, Financial Post Magazine, Report on Business
Magazine, and Canadian Business.
Mr. Luciani studied economics at the University of Guelph and Queen’s University and holds a
Masters in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.