Photo of Patrick Spencer

Patrick Spencer

PhD Student

Patrick Spencer is currently pursuing his PhD at Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Administration. He holds master’s degrees in both business administration (MBA) and public administration (MPA). His research focuses on exploring the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on government operations, addressing challenges encountered during implementation, identifying opportunities for enhancing efficiency and service delivery, and examining ethical considerations in governmental decision-making processes. Amanda Clarke is his thesis advisor.

In addition to his academic pursuits, Patrick is a research fellow at InfoTech Research Group. Before joining InfoTech, he held senior positions at Accenture, IBM, Cisco, EY, Deloitte, and KPMG. Patrick brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to his academic and research pursuits.