In partnership with the Institute on Governance, GPC has designed a one-day course to help the professional staff of crowns, agencies and other distributed governance organizations better understand the principles and practices of good public sector governance and how to help their organizations, and their boards, succeed in changing times.
Introduction to Public Sector Governance
Emerging Issues in Public Sector Governance
Supporting Public Sector Boards
Vice President, Toronto
The Institute on Governance
Brad Graham is Vice President, Toronto, at the Institute on Governance (IOG) and a Senior Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and at the University of Toronto.
At the Institute on Governance, Brad delivers the mandatory training for all Ontario provincial appointees to agencies, boards and commissions. The session explores topics such as public sector governance, accountability, public stewardship, fiduciary responsibilities, risk management, and how to succeed in an ever-changing governance landscape.
Brad Graham spent 25 years in the Ontario Public Service in a variety of senior leadership positions. His areas of expertise include public sector governance, fiscal policy, health care policy, economics, and growth planning.
In his position as the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Ontario Growth Secretariat, with the Ministry Public Infrastructure he provided leadership for the government’s award-winning Places to Grow initiative including the development and implementation of the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Leading since its inception, their work has received national and international acclaim through numerous awards including the American Planning Association’s Daniel Burnham Award, an Award for Planning Excellence from the Canadian Institute of Planners, the first ever Leonard Gertler Award of Distinction from the Ontario Professional Planners Institute, and the Canadian Urban Institute’s 2008 Urban Leadership Award. Brad has also been awarded Ontario’s Amethyst Award for excellence in public service.
Brad Graham was also Assistant Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Research and Innovation and with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. He also held senior positions at the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, the Premier’s Council on Health, and the Ministry of Finance.
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