David Agnew

David Agnew
President, Seneca College

With extensive experience in the private, public and non-profit sectors, David Agnew became President of Seneca College on July 1, 2009. Prior to his appointment, he served as the Ombudsman of Banking Services and Investments. Previously, Mr. Agnew was President and CEO of UNICEF Canada, a Principal at the strategy consulting firm Digital 4Sight and Executive Vice-President and Corporate Secretary for the Credit Union Central of Ontario.  Mr. Agnew also headed the Ontario public service as the Secretary of Cabinet from 1992 to 1995, led the Public-Private Partnerships Project and was Chief of Staff to the Premier of Ontario for two years. He was seconded to the University of Toronto from 1995 to 1996, was a Senior Resident at Massey College and is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland. Mr. Agnew's experience extends to the field of journalism, having worked as a newspaper reporter in St. John's, Ottawa, Toronto and Edmonton.  He is also a director of the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.