Assistant Deputy Minister
Policy and Planning Division
Ministry of Transportation
[Appointed June 2010]
John Lieou is the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Policy and Planning Division at the Ministry of Transportation.
John has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from York University. He has worked in both the private and public sectors and has extensive policy and program experience in the areas of resource, environment and energy.
John joined the Ministry of Transportation from the Ministry of Environment where he was Assistant Deputy Minister of the Integrated Environmental Policy Division. In addition, he has held several positions in the Ministry of the Environment and in Cabinet Office, including Executive Director of the Ontario Power Generation Review.
In his current role, John is supporting the Minister’s mandate to build better transit and transportation infrastructure across the province. This includes implementation of Moving Ontario Forward, the government’s 10-year transit and transportation strategy, as well as the transformation of existing GO commuter rail into a Regional Express Rail rapid transit system, with the support of Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario.
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