Drew Fagan has been a senior public servant at the provincial and federal levels.
As an Ontario deputy minister, he was most recently responsible for the highly-successful 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and was Deputy Minister of Infrastructure from 2010 to 2014. He also served as Assistant Deputy Minister for policy and planning at the federal Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade from 2006 to 2009.
Before joining government in 2004, Mr. Fagan was a prominent journalist at The Globe and Mail, including as Ottawa bureau chief, editorial page editor and columnist, foreign editor, associate editor of Report on Business, and Washington correspondent.
In addition to his role at the C.D. Howe Institute, Mr. Fagan serves on numerous boards, including the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto and the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary.