National Strategy, Analytics & M&A Portfolio Leader (Canada) and MP, Strategy Deloitte
Blaine is the National Portfolio Leader for Deloitte Canada’s Strategy, Analytics and M&A practice and serves as the firm’s Managing Partner of Strategy. Previously Blaine served as the Chief of Staff to the Managing Partner and Chief Executive of Deloitte, partnering closely with the Executive team to set the Firm’s strategy and drive priorities and initiatives across the Firm. Blaine also served as the Chair of the Deloitte Foundation. Blaine is a Consulting Partner from Monitor Deloitte where he focuses on public sector strategy and innovation. Throughout his career Blaine has advised Senior Executives and Boards of both Canadian and international clients in both the public and private sectors.
Blaine helped create and oversee the Future of Canada program, an initiative dedicated to analyzing and advancing causes of significant importance to the country, including the issue of Canadian productivity. During this time, Blaine has co-authored a series of publications which have received extensive media coverage by a number of publications including the Wall Street Journal, Globe and Mail and the National Post.
Previously, Blaine served as an Advisor to three Senior Cabinet Ministers in the Government of Canada. Blaine holds an MBA with Distinction from the University of Western Ontario and Baccalaureate of Social Sciences with a concentration in Political Science from the University of Ottawa. In 2018, Blaine was named one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40.