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Steve Orsini Biography


Steve Orsini Biography

Office of the Premier

Steve Orsini will become Secretary of the Cabinet, Head of the Ontario Public Service and Clerk of the Executive Council effective July 9, 2014.

Orsini currently serves as Deputy Minister of Finance and Secretary of the Treasury Board. Prior to taking on this role in 2011, his OPS executive leadership positions have included Deputy Minister of Revenue as well as Associate Deputy Minister, Office of Taxation, Agencies and Pensions in the Ministry of Finance.

Orsini played a leadership role in supporting the government's tax, benefits and pension reform agenda over the past few years. Prior to returning to the Ministry of Finance in 2005, he held a number of positions at the Ontario Hospital Association, including Vice-President of Policy and Public Affairs. 

He has extensive experience in the Ontario Public Service, having worked in the former Ministry of Treasury and Economics, the Service Sector Secretariat, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, and the Ontario Development Corporation. 

Orsini has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Urban and Regional Planning and a Masters in Environmental Studies (Economic Development). He has also completed the Canadian Securities Course, two years of the CICA In-Depth Tax Course, and the Harvard University Health Care Leadership Program.