John Livey holds an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science degree and a Masters of Sciences in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Toronto. He is responsible for corporate oversight, administrative governance and coordinating the collective expertise of the City on major city-wide initiatives and projects. His portfolio includes Water, Transportation, Solid Waste Management, Technical Services, Planning, Fire, Environment, Building, Emergency Management, Municipal Licensing & Standards, Capital Infrastructure Coordination as well as the Waterfront Secretariat overseeing the critical regeneration of Toronto’s waterfront
John Livey has been serving as the Chief Administrative Officer at the Town of Markham and President of Markham Enterprises Corporation (which holds Markham’s shares in Powerstream and Markham District Energy) during the past 11½ years.
Previously, John Livey worked with the Regional Municipality of York as Planning Commissioner (1992-1999) and the former Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto as Director, Policy Development (1988-1992)..