Brigit Knecht

Brigit Knecht

Gestionnaire principale, Innovation, SCHL

Brigit Knecht is the Senior Manager of the Housing Supply Challenge at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. The Housing Supply Challenge is a Government of Canada initiative that asks Canadian innovators to propose solutions that reduce barriers to housing supply in Canada. Prior to joining CMHC’s Innovation division, Brigit held a number of positions in the Government of Canada working on Smart Cities, Indigenous economic development, Arctic policy, and Cultural policy issues. Brigit also maintains an active schedule as a professional violinist performing with symphony orchestras and chamber groups across Canada. She holds a PhD in arts policy from the University of Calgary, and a Master of Music degree from Yale University.