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Senior Fellow

Senior Strategic Advisor, McMillan LLP; Former Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance, Government of Ontario


Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) and MBA, University of Windsor
B.A., Economics, McGill University


Dwight Duncan serves as a Senior Strategic Advisor at McMillan LLP, one of Canada’s largest and most respected full service law firms. Mr. Duncan also serves as a Principal of McMillan Vantage the firm’s wholly owned public policy advisory firm.

Mr. Duncan currently sits on the Board of Directors, and Chairs the Audit Committees, of Travelers Insurance Canada and the Dominion General Insurance Company. In addition he sits on the Boards of Directors of Crown Crest Trust, and the Global Risk Institute.

He also sits on the Board of Directors of the MS Society of Canada’s Scientific Research Foundation where he serves as Treasurer. Mr. Duncan is the former Chair of the Board of Directors of the Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority.

During his time as a Member of the Ontario Legislature he served as Deputy Premier, Minister of Finance, Chair of the Management Board of Cabinet, Chair of Cabinet, Government House Leader, Minister of Energy, Minister of Revenue, Minister of Government Services and Opposition House Leader.

Mr. Duncan also had Ministerial responsibility for the Ontario Securities Commission, the Ontario Energy Board, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, Hydro One, and Ontario Power Generation. In addition, he has received the Queen’s Gold and Diamond Jubilee Medals, and recognition as one of Toronto’s 50 most influential people by Toronto Life Magazine (2012).