Speaker Profiles

The Honourable Kaleed Rasheed

The Honourable Kaleed Rasheed

Minister of Public & Business Service Delivery

Minister Rasheed was first elected in 2018 to represent the riding of Missisauga East—Cooksville. After serving as Deputy Government Whip from 2019, Minister Rasheed was first appointed to Premier Ford’s Cabinet on June 18, 2021, serving as Ontario’s first Associate Minister for Digital Government. As Associate Minister, Rasheed and his team lead the strategy development and roll out of several high profile government initiatives, namely the digital and data fellowship program, trusted artificial intelligence framework, data authority, and digital identification as well as the government developed the Verify Ontario app, the province's COVID-19 proof-of-vaccination app.

Minister Rasheed was promoted to a full Ministry portfolio following the 2022 Provincial Election, taking over the renamed Ministry of Government and Consumer Services as the new Minister of Public and Business Service Delivery.

A graduate from the University of Guelph-Humber with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Minister Rasheed also holds a Master of Business Administration from the Bradford University School of Management in the United Kingdom. Prior to seeking public office Rasheed worked for over 10 years in roles across the banking, telecommunication, and service sectors culminating in his most recent position as the top Enterprise Account Executive at BlackBerry.

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