Gary Kent Biography
Gary currently leads a team of seven Directors who provide
innovative, strategic and integrated services to the public, staff
and Council. A diverse portfolio, their commitment is delivering
strong Customer Service, Value for Money and ensuring the
Corporation has the right Talent and Technology available to
achieve its vision.
Previous experience includes senior Transit roles in the UK and
Canada; Director of City Strategy & Innovation and Director of
Finance in the City of Mississauga.
He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Enersource
Corporation, a strategic partnership between Borealis Inc. and the
City. Enersource owns 31% of the shares of Alectra Inc., the second
largest municipally-owned electricity utility in North America.
Alex Metcalfe is the head of public sector policy in the
Professional Insights team at ACCA. He leads on developing thought
leadership for the public sector and represents ACCA at senior
global member forums.
Alex has previous experience in the UK and Canadian Civil
Service, including working as a Senior Economist - specialising in
tax policy - at the Ontario Ministry of Finance in Canada. He has
frequently given evidence to UK committees and ministerial
roundtables, and was a member of the Home Office Employers'
Representative Group on EU Exit. His published research includes
work on the labour and skills needs of small firms after Brexit, as
well as economic analysis on the cumulative cost of government
policy on small firms.
He studied at Oxford, Cambridge and Queen's universities.