Michael Adams is the co-founder and president of Environics — a group of research and communications consulting companies with offices in Canada, the United States and Europe.
Since 1970, Mr. Adams' work at Environics has focused on monitoring and interpreting the impact of social trends on public policy and corporate strategy.
Mr. Adams is the author of Fire and Ice: The United States, Canada and the Myth of Converging Values which won the prestigious 2003/04 Donner Prize for the best book on Canadian public policy — as well as several other books. He also has a partnership in a Napa Valley winery.
Mr. Adams earned a B.A. in Political Science from Queen's University in 1969 and a M.A. in Sociology from the University of Toronto in 1970.