David Lindsay, Deputy Minister Energy
David Lindsay, Deputy Minister Energy
07.12.2010 - 30.11.-1
Sutton Place Hotel - Toronto
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David_Lindsay_-_FinalDavid Lindsay

Deputy Minister of Energy

Previously he served as Deputy Minister, Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry from July 2009; Deputy Minister of Natural Resources from January 2008 to July 2009; and, Deputy Minister of Tourism from September 2006 to December 2007.

Prior to September 2006, David was President and CEO of the Association of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario (now Ontario Colleges).

Before joining Ontario Colleges in August 2004, David was the founding President and CEO of the Ontario SuperBuild Corporation. From September l997 to December l999, he headed up the Ontario Jobs and Investment Board as President and CEO. The Jobs and Investment Board played an important role in the government’s jobs agenda, holding Premier’s Conferences around the province and presenting its final report to the Premier in March l999, “A Road Map to Prosperity: an Economic Plan for Jobs in the 2lst Century”.

David has held a number of increasingly senior positions in government and in opposition during the 1980s. He is a Fellow of the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University as well as a Director of the Ireland Park Foundation. He is a past Director of the Ontario Innovation Trust, the World Wildlife Fund, the Canadian Tourism Commission, the Public Policy Forum and the Empire Club of Canada.

David holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.


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