Gregory Burbidge

Research & Policy Specialist
Calgary Arts Development
Calgary, Alberta (Can)


Gregory Burbidge is a Research & Policy Specialist at Calgary Arts Development (CADA). In this role he is responsible for the management of research and policy projects that support the indicators and outcomes related to CADA’s strategic plan. This work also includes supporting the development of data and evaluative tools for use by the arts community.

Prior to joining CADA, Burbidge served as a Principal Program Specialist at the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), building a program around the ARC board's vision for a regional focus on arts and culture planning. Previous to that Burbidge spent time managing a performance and concert facility in Saskatchewan.

Born in the wilds of northern Canada, Burbidge spent his early professional life as a gold miner. In his spare time he enjoys playing board games, petting his dogs, and creating art with textiles, a hobby that intertwines his interests in mathematics, sheepherding and wearable art.