Guy Giorno

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Guy Giorno
12th Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister
In office
July 1, 2008 – January 1, 2011
Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Preceded by Ian Brodie
Succeeded by Nigel Wright
Chief of Staff to the Premier of Ontario
In office
Premier Mike Harris
Succeeded by Steve Pengelly
Personal details
Born 1965 (age 51–52)
Toronto, Ontario
Political party Conservative
Alma mater University of Toronto
Profession Lawyer

Guy Giorno (born 1965) is a Canadian lawyer and conservative political activist.[1] Giorno was Chief of Staff to then Premier of Ontario Mike Harris. In 2002 he joined the Toronto office of the Fasken Martineau DuMoulin law firm. On July 1, 2008, Giorno succeeded Ian Brodie as Chief of Staff in the Prime Minister's Office of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.[2][3] He returned to Fasken Martineau effective January 1, 2011, and was replaced as Chief of Staff by Nigel S. Wright. He is a fellow at the University of Toronto School of Public Policy & Governance.

In January 2011 he was appointed National Campaign Chair of the Conservative Party's re-election effort.


  1. ^ "Guy Giorno". University of Toronto. 
  2. ^ Campion-Smith, Bruce, "PM's top aide stepping down", Toronto Star, May 21, 2008
  3. ^ Laghi, Brian and Galloway, Gloria, "Brodie to leave as Harper's chief of staff", Globe and Mail, May 21, 2008