Biography : Arthur Potts

Arthur Potts

Arthur Potts

Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change

MPP Beaches-East York

Political Career

  • Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, June 2014 – June 2016

Education

  • BA in Political Philosophy, University of Toronto
  • MA in Industrial Relations, Queen’s University

Personal and Family Life

  • Has two daughters, Robin and Dara

Executive Biography

Arthur Potts was first elected to the Ontario legislature in 2014 as the MPP for Beaches-East York.

Potts currently serves as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change. He was previously Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

In his role as the owner of Municipal Affairs Consulting, he has worked closely with municipal representatives across the province to address concerns regarding the environment, recycling and sustainability. His passion for the environment and sustainable solutions drove him to co-found a waste management company that recycles unwanted wood into usable end products. The company is still in business today and currently employs more than 30 people.

Potts holds a BA in Political Philosophy from the University of Toronto, and an MA in Industrial Relations from Queen’s University. He has two daughters, Robin and Dara.

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