Bios of our Speakers

About Ian Greene

Ian Greene is a retired professor at York University, where he has taught public policy and administration since 1985. Prior to that, he worked in the Alberta public service. He was the founding Director of York’s Masters program in Public Policy, Administration and Law. While attending the University of Toronto, he wrote a PhD dissertation about a public policy ethics issue: unnecessary delays in the court system.

Ian has written or co-authored nine books, most recently Beverley McLachlin: The Legacy of a Supreme Court Chief Justice (2019). He is also co-author of Honest Politics Now (2017) and A Question of Ethics: Canadians Speak Out About Their Politicians (2006). He has written more than 40 academic journal articles or book chapters been a frequent media commentator on issues concerning public sector ethics, and judicial decisions.