Ken Organ

Ken Organ is the Managing Director of AES Inc. Ken is a non-status Mi’kmaw and has been involved in supporting ASETS service providers since 2004 through his work with Accountability and Resource Management System (ARMS).  Ken has been practicing in the areas of applied social research, policy review and analysis, economic analysis, and evaluation for over 20 years. Ken has managed large national multi-year projects as well as smaller local projects. Ken has been evaluating and collecting labour market programming information for Indigenous populations and managing data collection both on and off reserve for the past 15 years. This experience includes evaluation of employment benefits and support measures (EBSMs) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and PEI as well as national labour market programming such as the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers, Youth Employment Strategy, and programs designed to increase Indigenous participation in the labour force.

Ken has been collecting labour market programming information. He has also developed relationships with Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program Agreement Holders and First Nations in all provinces through his work supporting these organizations in the collection of data required to meet ASETS reporting requirements and develop labour force databases. Through his work with the ARMS case management system, Ken has been helping train and support ASETS service delivery staff and manage their data holdings for more than 12 years. Ken’s strength lies in his ability to bridge the gap between qualitative and quantitative research and clearly articulate findings and their implications for the client.

Personal Information

Security Clearance: Secret

Professional Qualifications

B.A., Economics & Business – Memorial University of Newfoundland (1987)

Survey Methods & Questionnaire Design – Statistics Canada (1995)

Professional Associations

Canadian Evaluation Society

Newfoundland Evaluation Society