Andrew Steele creates strategic solutions to complex public policy and business challenges. He has produced value leading projects in government relations, business strategy, governance, corporate restructuring, branding, advertising, communications, issues management, and reputation management.
Over a 20 year career in business strategy, politics, and public policy, Andrew worked in a number of sectors including health care, financial services, energy, media, manufacturing, resources, agriculture, education, and retail.
Previously, Andrew served as Senior Advisor to the Premier of Ontario, as well as Chief of Staff in several Ministries. He held senior campaign roles for the Ontario Liberal Party in three successive election victories, and was a key player in war rooms for Premier Dalton McGuinty and Prime Minister Jean Chretien.
Andrew was the founding CEO of the Pecaut Centre, a non-profit management consulting firm housed at the Boston Consulting Group. More recently, Andrew was essential to implementing the strategic transformation of public broadcaster TVO into the province’s partner for digital learning inside the classroom.
A director of the board of the Michael Garron Hospital, Andrew graduated with distinction from the MBA program at Western. He also earned degrees at the University of British Columbia and Trent University. He has written extensively on public policy as an opinion columnist for the Globe and Mail and others.