Strategic Policy Economics

Strategic Policy Economics is a business strategy consulting firm that helps clients in the electricity sector address multi-stakeholder issues stemming from technology based innovations in policy-driven regulated environments. Strategic Policy Economics assesses strategic opportunities related to emerging innovations or market place conditions and identifies strategies that will achieve positive benefits to affected stakeholders. Strategies can consider multiple government, regulatory, political and commercial interests.

Strategic Policy Economics specializes in examining a client’s business and framing the strategic market, science, technology and innovation challenges, facilitating client teams in determining their alternatives, developing business cases and business models, and negotiating multi-stakeholder public/private agreements.


Innovation and Opportunity Identification

  • Innovation opportunity and market analysis
  • Economic indicator development and trends analysis
  • Customer adoption analysis and forecasting
  • Interplay between science technology and innovation
Innovation Opportunity Financial Assessment
  • Financial modelling and business development
  • Investment requirements, risk assessment and scenario analysis
Industry Stakeholder Interest and Implications
  • Assessment of Federal, Provincial, Municipal, Non Profit, and Commercial interests across many dimensions
    • Political, regulatory, legal, economic, operational, and financial
  • Stakeholder consultations through surveys, interviews, and multi-stakeholder workshops
  • Stakeholder relationship model development and assessment.

Strategic Policy Economics has been providing in-depth analysis of Ontario’s energy and climate policies for over 5 years and can help you understand how Ontario’s climate and energy policies may be affecting your sector.

Recent contributions to Ontario's climate and long term energy planning processes have included:

•   Distributed Energy Resources in
a cost and implications 

Renewables and                                         Ontario/Quebec Transmission Interties
•   Ontario’s Emissions and the Long Term Energy Plan:

Strategic Policy Economics is a member of the Ontario Energy Association (OEA) and the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI)

Science, Technology & Innovation

Strategic Policy Economics' Principal Consultant has helped develop and inform polices and implementation of innovations across Canada.  Sample projects focussed on innovations for Canada have included:

  • Support to federal government on non-reactor based medical isotope supply 
  • Revitalization of charitable gaming in Ontario and across Canada through introduction of technology based play
  • Reform of the international space station development program management practices

Multi- Stakeholders

Strategic Policy Economics helps multi-stakeholder groups achieve success:

  • Consensus development and agreement among industry stakeholders
  • Stakeholder roles, responsibilities, governance and partnership models
  • Multi-party contract structure development and negotiation, considering operational and financial implications