Kyle Sholes is Policy Director of StrategyCorp’s Institute of Public Policy and Economy, and a Consultant in StrategyCorp’s public affairs practice.
Prior to joining StrategyCorp Kyle was the Director of Legislative Affairs and Issues Management to Ontario’s Minister of Finance. For two years, Kyle contributed to the policy development and strategic communications rollout of the Ford government’s fiscal and economic plans – including Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19. Working hand-in-hand with key decision makers throughout the budget process, Kyle has an in-depth understanding of the provincial political landscape.
Kyle has also worked with the Ontario Legislature Internship Programme, a non-partisan program which places its participants in the office of both a government and opposition Member of Provincial Parliament. This experience gave him expertise in the provincial legislative process as well as a multi-partisan lens through which to view policy and communications decisions.
He has also conducted research in the natural resources sector for a prominent Canadian think tank and holds a BA, Political Science from Western University.