Brian Christensen
Senior Analyst
Brian Christensen_Research intern

Brian is a dedicated and interdisciplinary researcher with experience in government and politics and in the performing arts.

Prior to joining Nordicity, Brian was a senior advisor to a member of Edmonton City Council, where he developed a keen sense of municipal governance and policy issues including regional economic development, oversight of agencies, boards and commissions, and land rezoning and development. Brian also draws upon over a decade of work in the performing arts as a musician, stage actor and composer to augment his perspectives on the creative and cultural industries. He recently completed his Master’s thesis research in the intersection of municipal land use policy and performing arts venues, during which he also provided teaching support for undergraduate creative industries courses.  


  • MA Communications and Culture, Toronto Metropolitan University and York University 
  • BA, Major in Political Science, MacEwan University
  • Dip. Music, MacEwan University

Nordicity is a leading international consulting firm providing private and public-sector clients with solutions for Economic Analysis, Strategy and Business, and Policy and Regulation across four priority sectors: arts, culture and heritage; digital and creative media; and information and communication technologies (ICTs) and innovation. With offices in London (UK), Toronto, and Vancouver Nordicity is ideally placed to assist our clients to succeed in the rapidly evolving global markets.