Osborne Group Principals are flexible, experienced executives who fill senior-level positions in any functional area on an interim or contract basis.
An accomplished executive with a record of developing strategic visions which he then successfully implements. He is an energetic leader who facilitates the building of diverse groups into a unified team. Detailed knowledge of the not-for-profit sector, agency/government relations and organizational design. Skills in issues management and public communications, combined with highly developed expertise in policy development and problem solving in compressed time frames.
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Successfully brought a time-limited (three year) independent high profile commission studying contentious public policy issues to conclusion within budget and on time.
Assembled and directed the multi-disciplinary team responsible for social assistance legislation, culminating in the first new legislation in thirty years - legislation which reflects today's economic and social realities.
Led a feasibility study of the applicability of ISO 9000 to a Ministry of the Provincial Government resulting in certification of selected business units.
Directed the co-ordination of government strategies and designed an innovative program that moves the homeless off the streets and into shelter.
Managed analysis of government options for response to an independent study of a conflicted, multi-billion dollar social assistance system with a resulting $415M plan of improvements.
Co-chaired a task force of senior municipal and provincial staff which authored a public action plan for local government to realign delivery of social housing, child care and social assistance in ways that achieve savings and improve service.
Executive responsibility for alignment and execution of policy analysis, program development and monitoring of delivery for provincial and municipal social assistance programs.
Developed strategy for service system to assist severely handicapped adults to live independently in the community.
The Osborne Group
Region of Peel
Lett Architects (Fairhaven Home)
County of Frontenac (Fairmount Home)
Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes
Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Ministry of Community and Social Services
The Children’s Aid Society of the County of Bruce
The Children’s Aid Society of Owen Sound and the County of Grey
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Kinark Child and Family Services
City of Toronto
Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Responsible Gambling Council
Ontario Multifaith Council on Spiritual and Religious Care
Family Health Teams: Queen Lynch, East Wellington Advisory Group, Parry Sound, Burk’s Falls
Ministry of Community and Social Services, Project Director, Provincial/Municipal Services Implementation Project
Ministry of Finance, CAO of the Fair Tax Commission
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Director of Quality and Continuous Improvement
Ministry of Community and Social Services, Director of New Social Assistance Legislation Project
Ministry of Community and Social Services, Director of Income Maintenance
University of Toronto – Bachelor of Commerce
University of Toronto – Master of Business Administration
Markland Homes Association – Current Board Member
Markland Wood Golf and Country Club – Member of Greens Committee
Toronto Region Conservation Authority – Member of Etobicoke and Mimico Creeks Watershed Coalition
Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre – Board of Directors