Born and raised in Winnipeg, Colin has worked for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation since 2008.
He has an MBA and BA (economics) from the University of Manitoba and both public and private sector experience.
While pursuing his undergrad degree, Colin worked as an assistant to a provincial cabinet minister in Manitoba and later as a policy researcher.
Following graduation, Colin served as a policy advisor in the Minister of Finance's office in Toronto, Ontario. He later gained significant insight into municipal affairs while employed as the Project Director for the City of Winnipeg's Economic Opportunity Commission.
Colin has also worked in the private sector. He assisted an internet-based vehicle-importing firm with business development and helped a Winnipeg-based market research firm with data analysis.
In his spare time, Colin enjoys reading and participating in a wide variety of sports. He has traveled around the world and spent three years living in Japan.