Item - 2019.MM2.18

Tracking Status

MM2.18 - Appointment of Controller - by Councillor Gary Crawford, seconded by Councillor Jennifer McKelvie

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on January 30 and 31, 2019, adopted the following:


1. City Council appoint Andrew J. Flynn to the position of Controller, and to the statutory office of Deputy Treasurer for the City of Toronto for the purposes of section 138 of the City of Toronto Act, with such appointment to be effective March 11, 2019.


2. City Council authorize the public release of Andrew J. Flynn's curriculum vitae summary.


The following curriculum vitae summary for Andrew J. Flynn is now public:


Employment History


2014 - Present          Province of Ontario, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

                                 Director, Strategic Management and Corporate Services


                                 Chair Finance and Business Management Council


2013 - 2014              Province of Ontario, Ministry of the Environment

                                 Director, Business and Fiscal Planning Branch


2012 - 2013              Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Ministry of Tourism, Culture

                                 and Sport, Pan/Parapan American Games


2002 - 2012              Hutton Evans Flynn, LLP



1993 - 2002             Deloitte & Touche, LLP

                                Senior Manager, Audit and Assurance


1988 - 1993             Manager, Audit and Assurance




Chartered Professional Accountant                       2012

Chartered Accountant                                            1991

Bachelor of Commerce, University of Toronto     1988

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM2.18
(January 29, 2019) Report from the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer on Appointment of Controller
Confidential Attachment 1

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Introduce Motion without Notice moved by Councillor Gary Crawford (Carried)

That Councillor Gary Crawford be permitted to add to the agenda of today's meeting an urgent Motion without Notice concerning: 


Appointment of Controller


Reason for Urgency:


This Motion is urgent in order to conclude the recruitment process and enable the successful candidate to commence employment in a timely manner.  The appointment of the Controller is a statutory appointment that requires Council's approval as per the City of Toronto Act, 2006.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at