Graham Donald

Brainstorm Strategy Group, Inc.

Graham Donald is Canada’s leading expert on attracting, recruiting, and retaining students and graduates.

He founded Brainstorm Strategy Group in 2003 where he supports major employers and post-secondary institutions’ success through research, training, and strategic consulting. In 2013 he became General Manager of Simply Hired Canada Inc. and in 2014 he moved to Day Communications where he helped employers develop their brand and recruitment communications strategies.

He was Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE) for seven years. In 1996, he conceived and launched Campus WorkLink, which quickly became Canada’s largest job posting site for students and graduates. Campus WorkLink was sold to in 2001 where he worked as part of the senior management team until founding Brainstorm Strategy Group, Inc. in 2003.

Earlier in his career, he was owner and president of Turl Street Publications Ltd.; a founding director of the Career Edge National Internship Program; and a founder, past president, and life member of the Young Entrepreneurs Association of Canada. He is also a founder and former director of a children’s canoe tripping camp, Camp Temagami. He received both his BA and MBA from the University of Toronto.