David Agnew became Seneca’s fifth president in 2009.
Mr. Agnew was Secretary to the Cabinet in the Ontario Government from 1992-95 after serving as the Premier’s Principal Secretary.
He has held leadership positions in public, private and non-profit sectors, including as President/CEO of UNICEF Canada, Principal at Digital 4Sight, Executive Vice-President and Corporate Secretary for the Credit Union Central of Ontario and Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments. In 1995, he was seconded to the University of Toronto’s Massey College as a Senior Resident.
Mr. Agnew serves on numerous boards and committees, including as a director of Colleges and Institutes Canada and past chair of Colleges Ontario and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Mr. Agnew is also a founding member of Sichuan University’s International Advisory Board.