Tony Dean (Canadian senator)
|Senator from Ontario|
November 10, 2016
|Nominated by||Justin Trudeau|
|Appointed by||David Johnston|
August 19, 1953 |
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
|Political party||Independent Senators Group|
|Profession||Civil servant and academic|
Anthony "Tony" Alexander Dean, OOnt  (born August 19, 1953) is a Canadian senator and former Ontario civil servant. He was secretary of the Cabinet, head of the Ontario Public Service, and the clerk of the Executive Council from 2002 to 2008.
Dean received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology from University of Hull and a Master of Arts degree in Sociology from McMaster University. He worked for ten years in the public sector in collective bargaining before joining the Ontario Public Service in 1989. He was Deputy Minister of Labour and Deputy Minister and Associate Secretary of Cabinet, Policy. In 2002, he was appointed by Ontario Premier Ernie Eves Secretary of the Cabinet and Clerk of the Executive Council. He retired in 2008 and is currently a Professor at the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance. In 2010 Dean was a Senior Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. He advises governments, domestically and internationally, on public administration, public policy and implementation.
On October 31, 2016, Dean's appointment to the Canadian Senate was announced. He will sit as an independent.
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|Secretary of the Cabinet,
Head of the Ontario Public Service and
Clerk of the Executive Council
November 30, 2002 – January 7, 2008
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