Michael Harris is a Senior Business Advisor in the Corporate/Commercial and Government Relations & Ethics Groups at Fasken. He is known for his advice on governance issues and government relations matters and brings extensive experience in public policy and government decision-making, having held the positions of Member of Provincial Parliament and Premier of Ontario.
Michael serves as Director on several private and public boards, including Chartwell Retirement Residences, Canaccord Financial, Element Financial Corp., FirstService Corporation, and Route1. He also sits on the advisory board of several private equity funds, including EnerTech and Beringer Capital.
His passion for the community is shown through his involvement with various organisations and institutions. He is Director of the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation and holds the position of Senior Fellow with The Fraser Institute. Michael is also the Honorary Chairman of fundraising initiatives for Nipissing University, Canadore College and North Bay Regional Health Centre.