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A Conversation with Ontario’s Finance Minister, Peter Bethlenfalvy


The Global Risk Institute encourages you to join our conversation with Peter Bethlenfalvy, Ontario’s Minister of Finance. The session will explore current issues of key importance to risk executives including:

  • The Minister’s top economic risks of concern, and his thoughts on mitigation strategies and potential opportunities
  • Emerging risks such as the talent and skills shortages, as well as pandemic crisis management challenges that still lay ahead
  • Progress, lessons learned, and future outcomes for enterprise risk management in government and in the financial sector

Also to be discussed is the status of instilling a private sector risk culture within the Ontario Public Service, accomplishments to date, and what Minister Bethlenfalvy would like to see going forward.

Register today to be a part of the conversation.


Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy (Pickering—Uxbridge)
Ontario's Finance Minister

BIO:  Peter Bethlenfalvy has been serving as Ontario’s Minister of Finance since December 2020. Prior to his role at Finance, he served in Cabinet as President of the Treasury Board between 2018 and 2021. He was elected as MPP for Pickering—Uxbridge in 2018.

Minister Bethlenfalvy is responsible for ensuring Ontario’s long-term fiscal sustainability and providing the fiscal firepower needed to protect the health and wellbeing of Ontarians in the face of COVID-19.

During his time as President of the Treasury Board, he was responsible for the province’s expenditure management efforts, the government’s internal audit work, and was the official employer of the province’s public servants. Minister Bethlenfalvy led the creation of Ontario’s Office of the Comptroller General – the first of its kind in any Canadian province – and is Chair of the Future State Modernization Committee.

As Minister of Finance, he is responsible for the management of the province’s finances and building the environment for long-term economic prosperity. In the face of COVID-19, Minister Bethlenfalvy is focused on providing the supports Ontario families, workers, and businesses need through the pandemic. As the province charts its long-term recovery, he is working to ensure our health care system, communities and economy are positioned to emerge stronger than ever before.