Peter MacLeod is the co-founder and Principal of MASS LBP, and one of Canada’s leading experts in public engagement and deliberative democracy. Peter frequently writes and speaks about the citizen’s experience of the state, the importance of public imagination, and the future of responsible government. A graduate of the University of Toronto and Queen’s University, he is an Action Canada fellow (2003) and a recipient of the Public Policy Forum’s Emerging Leaders Award (2008). In 2013, he launched Wagemark, the first international wage certification standard aimed at reducing workplace pay disparities while promoting corporate competitiveness. He was also appointed to serve on the Ontario government’s open government task force. He is the past chair of Toronto’s Wellesley Institute for Urban Health, and currently serves on the boards of Tides Canada, an environmental charity, as well as the Environics Institute and the YMCA of Greater Toronto.