Speaker Profiles

Michael Nicin

Michael Nicin

Executive Director, National Institute on Ageing

Ryerson University

Michael Nicin is the Executive Director of the National Institute on Ageing at Ryerson University. Michael served as Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to the Ontario Minister of Seniors Affairs, leading the design and launch of the $155 million provincial Seniors Strategy - the first government funded seniors strategy in Canada. He also served as the Senior Policy Advisor to the Ontario Minister of Children and Youth Services, where he oversaw the 2017 design and launch of the $500 million Ontario Autism Program. Prior to this he was the Director of Policy and Strategic Planning for CARP, a 300,000 member based advocacy organization for older Canadians.

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