Omar was previously employed as a research associate at Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing. He graduated from Western University with an Honors Specialization in Global Economics in 2015. He then continued to pursue a Master of Arts in Economic Policy at McMaster University in 2016. Omar was then hired as a research associate by Trillium in 2017. At Trillium, he was involved in several projects including the R&D Heatmap, TrilliumGIS as well as monitoring and enhancing Trillium’s presence on social media outlets such as Twitter and LinkedIn. Omar is now pursuing a career as a policy analyst.