Who is Ontario Loud?
Chris Martin: Chris is the host of Ontario Loud and and a former Senior Policy Advisor to two Education Ministers covering some totally fun and non-controversial flies like school closures and student transportation. Chris loves adventure, good food and fancies himself a sommelier.
Sam Andrey: Sam served as a key advisor to Ontario’s Minister of Education from 2014 to 2018, including as Director of Policy and Chief of Staff. At Education, he helped Ontario’s Liberal government raise graduation rates to historic highs and other “failed ideological experiments.” Sam lives and works in Toronto with his partner and dogs Maya and Kona.
Alexi White: Alexi is a passionate advocate for those with less, but this good trait is balanced by thinking Star Trek is way better than Star Wars. He likes classical music, is an only child, and is married to Audra. Alexi was educated at Harvard and Queen’s universities, and has advised the Ministers of Community and Social Services, Education, and the President of the Treasury Board.
Garima Talwar-Kapoor: Garima is the Director of Policy and Research with Maytree. Formerly, Garima was a public servant in several Ontario Ministries, including Finance and Training, Colleges and Universities, in progressively senior roles. Garima is driven by a passion to understand how civil society organizations, governments and private industry can work together to strengthen communities.