Luke Simcoe

Communications Strategist

Luke is a storyteller and strategist working at the intersection of technology and the public interest. As the former Director of Outreach at Code for Canada, he helped launch and scale Canada’s leading civic tech nonprofit. He’s worked with government agencies at all three levels to help them work in the open and deliver digital transformation projects. In a former life, he was a reporter, editor, podcast host and data visualizer at Metro News Canada.


Make things open, it makes things better: Overcoming leadership challenges in communication

04/11/2021 16.00 - 16.40

Executive TrackChannel 5Presentation

“We should share what we’re doing whenever we can. With colleagues, with users, with the world. Share code, share designs, share ideas, share intentions, share failures. The more eyes there are on a service the better it gets — howlers are spotted, better alternatives are pointed out, the bar is raised.” – GOV.UK design principles

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