Kevin Carmichael is a CIGI senior fellow, effective October 2014. He was previously US business correspondent for The Globe and Mail.
At CIGI, Kevin will research and publish CIGI policy briefs on major global economic governance summits, such as International Monetary Fund, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation and BRICS meetings, and on major developments in the global economy.
Kevin began his career in journalism reporting with The Canadian Press between 1998 and 2000. He worked at Bloomberg News, first in Ottawa and then in Washington, DC, between 2000 and 2005. While at Bloomberg, he covered the Bank of Canada, US Treasury and also visited several countries as a member of the Treasury’s press pool. Kevin joined The Globe and Mail in 2008 as the national business correspondent. In this role, he led coverage of the global financial crisis and profiled central bankers David Dodge and Mark Carney, and Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. From 2008 to 2010, Kevin worked in Washington as The Globe’s US business correspondent. In this role, he was responsible for covering the Federal Reserve and US economy and politics. Kevin was a contributor to award-winning projects in 2011 and 2012 and his profile on Minister Flaherty was short-listed for a national magazine award in 2010.
Kevin graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor’s of Journalism.