Last updated Aug 24, 2015
Yvan Baker was first elected to the Ontario legislature in 2014 as the MPP for Etobicoke Centre.
He currently serves as Parliamentary Assistant to Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance. Previously, Yvan served as Parliamentary Assistant to Deb Matthews, President of the Treasury Board from 2014-2016.
In addition to his role at the Ministry of Finance, Yvan also holds several other legislative responsibilities including Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister Responsible for Digital Government; and a Member of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.
Yvan’s background is as a business advisor, teacher and community leader.
Yvan most recently operated his own business, working as a management consultant to help Canadian companies grow and solve their strategic challenges. Previously, Yvan was a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group in Toronto and New York. He has consulted to clients that include Fortune 500 companies in a variety of sectors. Yvan has consulted in industries such as retail, energy, financial services and telecommunications.
Until being elected, Yvan also taught Master of Business Administration students at York University.
For years, Yvan has worked to foster opportunity for those less fortunate and to build stronger, more prosperous communities. He has volunteered for a variety of charitable and humanitarian organizations, including Leave Out Violence as Board Director; the Emerging Leaders Network where he worked with civic leaders on projects promoting Toronto’s economic and social prosperity; and Global Grassroots where he supported emerging women leaders in Rwanda on projects that address issues such as lack of access to water, domestic violence and health education. Yvan has also served our constituency as an Executive Assistant to a former MP for Etobicoke Centre.
In recognition of his service to the community Yvan was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Yvan was raised in Etobicoke where he has lived for over 25 years. He is a proud native and resident of Etobicoke Centre.
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