Noah Zon and Adrienne Lipsey are the co-founders of Springboard Policy. Springboard is dedicated to helping organizations advance their mission by engaging effectively with the public policy issues that matter to them. Springboard works with clients in the non-profit, public, and private sector to build their capacity to research, develop, improve, and communicate public policy.
Noah has worked on a wide range of policy issues with governments at all levels in Canada. Noah was previously the Director of Policy and Research at Maytree, where he led the development and implementation of the organization’s policy strategy, leading to concrete policy changes to reduce poverty in Canada. He also led a major research stream at the Mowat Centre public policy think tank and worked as a public servant in the Cabinet Office for the Ontario government.
Adrienne has worked in leadership positions in public policy, supporting decision makers and advocating for change from inside and outside of government. Adrienne was a Chief of Staff to Ministers in the provincial government, providing high level strategic and policy advice, and managing all aspects of communications, policy development, and stakeholder relations. Adrienne is a lawyer with experience in government and on Bay St.