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Appointee Biographies

Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority


Tom Wright is the current Chair of the Interim Boards of Directors of the Ontario Film Authority, the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, the Condominium Authority of Ontario, and Vice-Chair of the Interim Board of the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority. Mr. Wright joined the Real Estate Council of Ontario as Registrar under the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act in November 1997 and in January 2002 became CEO until his retirement in September 2014. From 1991 to 1997 Mr. Wright was Information and Privacy Commissioner for the Province of Ontario. A graduate from queen's Law School, Mr. Wright was called to the Ontario Bar in 1975, practicing law for 10 years before joining the Ontario Public Service in 1985 where he held various legal positions.