Mr David Agnew


President, Seneca College

David Agnew became the fifth president of Seneca College in Toronto, Canada in 2009. 

Mr. Agnew has held leadership positions in the public, private and non-profit sectors, including Secretary to the Cabinet in Ontario after serving as the Premier’s Principal Secretary, President and CEO of UNICEF Canada, Principal at Digital 4Sight, Executive Vice-President at the Credit Union Central of Ontario and Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments. He was also seconded Massey College at the University of Toronto as a Senior Resident.

Mr. Agnew serves on numerous boards and committees, including as chair of CADTH, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health, and vice-chair of Polytechnics Canada and Education Quality and Accountability Ontario. He is past chair of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Mr. Agnew is also a founding member of Sichuan University’s International Advisory Board.

A member of the Programme Advisory Committee, Canadian Ditchley.