School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

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​Bryne Purchase

Adjunct Professor
Senior Fellow, Queen's Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy




  • energy policy.

Dr. Bryne Purchase is a former Chief Economist of Ontario and a former Deputy Minister of Finance, Deputy Minister of Revenue and Deputy Minister of Energy, Science and Technology in Ontario. He is also a former director of the Ontario Innovation Trust, Ontario SuperBuild Corporation, Ontario Financing Authority, Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation and OPG Ventures Corporation.

Dr Purchase has held positions at Strategico (a corporate strategy and public policy consulting company), the Economic Council of Canada and the C.D. Howe Institute. He has a Ph.D. in economics and is the author and editor of a number of publications relating to economics and competitiveness.