Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood

Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood (he/him) is a senior researcher at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. His work focuses on the social and economic dimensions of Canada’s shift toward a zero-carbon economy, including the necessity of a just transition for vulnerable workers and communities across the country. He is a contributor to the CCPA’s Trade and Investment Research Project and Alternative Federal Budget.

Hadrian holds a MA in Political Economy from Carleton University and a BA in Communications from Western University. He lives and works in Ottawa.