Peter Warrian

Distinguished Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy.
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Dr. Peter J. Warrian is a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy. Warrian's current research is on knowledge networks, supply chains and engineering labour markets. He currently leads an international research team for a joint project of the ILO and the Vatican on AI, Robotics and the Future of Work. 

Warrian was formerly Research Director of the United Steelworkers of America. From 1992-94 he was Assistant Deputy Minister of Finance and Chief Economist of the Province of Ontario.  

Warrian is the Chair of the Lupina Foundation and Past Chair of the Philanthropic Foundations of Canada (PFC). He is also Chair of the Governing Council of Regis College, the Jesuit Graduate School of Theology at the University of Toronto.  

Warrian is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  

In 2020, Warrian was named to the Order of Canada. 

Updated July 2023.