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Scott Streiner

Chair and CEO, Canadian Transportation Agency

Since joining the Canadian Transportation Agency in 2015, Scott Streiner has focused on the Agency's ability to respond to the needs of a rapidly evolving national transport system, its customers, and the communities in which it operates. Prior to joining the Agency, Scott had a 25-year career in the federal public service. As Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Economic and Regional Development Policy, he served as Secretary to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Prosperity and played a key role in preparing advice to the Prime Minister on economic, environmental and trade matters, including in the areas of transportation and infrastructure. As Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy with Transport Canada, he led the development of policy options and advice on issues touching all modes of the national transportation system, and ran the Department’s international, intergovernmental and data analysis functions. Scott received a Bachelor’s Degree in East Asian Studies from the Hebrew University, a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, and a PhD in Political Science from Carleton University.