Shelly Jamieson has been appointed Secretary of the Cabinet, Head of the Ontario Public Service and Clerk of the Executive Council effective January 7, 2008.
Deputy Minister of Transportation since January 2006, and former president of a large, publicly traded company with more than 16,000 employees, Ms. Jamieson has served in numerous executive positions.
From 2000 to 2006, she was President of Extendicare Canada, with overall responsibility for 80 long-term care facilities as well as the home care division, ParaMed. From 1998 to 2000, she was the company's Vice President Operations.
From 1996 to 2000, she served as a commissioner on the Health Services Restructuring Commission.
From 1993 to 1998, she was Executive Director of the Ontario Nursing Home Association (now the Ontario Long-Term Care Association).
Ms. Jamieson has a B.A. Honours in Urban Studies from the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Executive Management Program at the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.