Jamie Purdon is the Co-Founder and President of RPA Consulting, which offers training in leadership development, negotiation and strategic communication. He is also the Co-founder of POV-3rd Street, a not for profit organization that provides leadership and media training to youth facing economic barriers.
Jamie has also been an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto. Before focusing on leadership development he was one of the more influential journalists in Canada. He was responsible for the daily newsgathering operations for the CBC television, radio and digital platforms both domestically and internationally. He is a multi-award winning producer who has created or led many of the outstanding programs in Canadian radio, including, This Morning, As it Happens, and The Current.
Jamie has degrees from York University, Ryerson, the University of Windsor and Harvard University and is kept busy by being a father to six year old twin girls.