Jim Cassimatis joined the BAO in 2021 following a 32-year career with the Ontario Public Service. He was an Assistant Deputy Minister for the last nine years in a variety of roles and ministries.
A collaborative and solutions-oriented leader, Jim has a track record of building capacity and growing staff in the organizations he has led. He has had roles in finance, infrastructure and IT planning, policy development and analysis, consumer protection, communications and client operations. Jim has an Honours B.A. in Public Policy and Administration from York University and a Master of Public Administration from Dalhousie University.