Jim Milway

Jim Milway is Executive Director of the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity. Mr. Milway began his career in marketing management with General Foods (now Kraft) and Unilever. For most of his career he has consulted to senior decision makers in areas of business strategy as a partner in The Canada Consulting Group and The Boston Consulting Group, and in his own firm. Along the way, Mr. Milway served as CEO of a specialized insurance firm. Through the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity, Mr. Milway has advised local cluster initiatives in food processing, resource products, and financial services. He has advised the Government of Ontario on tax policy, post-secondary education, and innovation strategies. Federally he has assessed public policy in the areas of innovation strategy, small and medium enterprises, and tourism policy development. Mr. Milway is also the Executive Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI), a global think-tank located at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and led by Richard Florida. The MPI’s goal is to cultivate a deeper understanding of economic prosperity, foster global dialogue about it, and create new tools and solutions to develop it. Mr. Milway graduated from the University of Toronto, St Michael’s College with a bachelor’s degree in Political Economy and the University of Western Ontario with an MBA (Dean’s List).