Robin Shaban


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Robin (they/them) is an Associate Partner at Deetken Insight, a management consulting firm bringing a passion for problem solving to clients across the public and private sector. Robin is an economist and policy analyst with expertise in using empirical research to help solve complex public policy problems. A leading thinker on Canadian competition policy and law, and the intersection of economic, social and cultural inclusion, they have published original research and are a frequent public speaker and media commentator.

They are also co-founder and chair of the Canadian Anti-Monopoly Project, a think tank dedicated to addressing pressing issues caused by monopoly power in Canada. In 2021, they were a recipient of The Globe and Mail’s Changemaker Award for their efforts to advance public policy centered on advancing social justice and their academic work on competition policy.
Robin has a PhD from Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Administration. They hold an MA in Economics from Queen’s University and a BA (Honours) in Economics from the University of Alberta.