Fareed M. Amin
Corporate & Governmental Strategist
Fareed M. Amin is a Canadian-based international consultant and adviser to both corporate and governmental clients in the areas of Corporate Social Responsibility and Diasporic Engagement. A Guyanese national, he has spent nearly 30 years in public service at both the provincial and municipal levels in Canada, serving as Ontario’s Deputy Minister in the Ministries of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs; Energy and Infrastructure; Economic Development and Trade; Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Consumer Affairs, among others. He is also a former Deputy City Manager for the City of Toronto.
Mr. Amin is also a former Infrastructure and Environmental Adviser to the Government of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, where he was responsible for providing strategic, policy and operational advice on issues of infrastructure, energy and the environment. He currently serves as Chair of the Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee in Ontario, and is a member of the Board of Governors of the University of Toronto (Scarborough Campus), and Seneca College.
Mr. Amin is a graduate of the University of Guyana, and holds post-graduate degrees and certifications in Public Administration from the University of Toronto and Queens University in Canada, as well as the Kennedy School of Government in the United States.