BA, Western University; MSc, London School of Economics; MBA, INSEAD. Accomplished business leader. Active volunteer in the Toronto Centre community for more than 20 years. 1990, assumed leadership of the family business, Morneau Shepell. Studied retirement issues as a member of the Government of Ontario's Pension Advisory Council. 2012, appointed as Pension Investment Adviser to Ontario's Minister of Finance. Currently, Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre and Minister of Finance of Canada. Has worked to support the arts, help street kids, and improve access to healthcare and education. Formerly: Chair, board of St. Michael's Hospital; on the boards of The Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation and The Learning Partnership; Chair, board of Covenant House and the C.D. Howe Institute. Founded a special school for Somali and Sudanese youth in an African refugee camp. Co-authored a book, The Real Retirement. Author of numerous articles on public policy issues. Named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40 (2002).