He is a former deputy minister in three Ontario departments. As the first chief general manager of the Toronto Transit Commission he oversaw major subway expansion and record ridership. He helped to transform the federal Post Office into Canada Post Corporation as its first CEO and President.
His business career includes chairing the Board of Trustees of Sunrise Senior Living (REIT) which was sold in 2007 for $2.5 billion (US).He was a member of and chaired many private and public sector boards including MDS Inc., Royal LePage,Stone and Webster, BJLC, OMERS, Canadian Marketing Association, Ontario International Corporation,Toronto Arts Awards,Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Metro Toronto YMCA, Owen Sound Economic Development Committee, Canadian Geriatric Society, Regional Recreation Centre Fund Raising Committee and City RRC Steering Committee.
Mr. Warren’s opinion pieces on business, politics and social issues are frequently published in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, and Sun Media newspapers. He focuses on suggesting alternative solutions to the pressing public issues of the day. This website contains examples of his nationally published material.