Yvan Baker is the Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre and a devoted leader with a proven record of community service.
Formerly Yvan was the MPP for Etobicoke Centre. As MPP, Yvan successfully advocated for the tunneling of the Eglinton West LRT, saved Silver Creek School for children with special needs, helped to stop the GTAA from permanently diverting flights over the Etobicoke community and secured expansions of local hospitals and schools.
Prior to being elected, Yvan taught Master of Business Administration students at the Schulich School of Business at York University.
During that time Yvan also operated his own management consulting practice. Prior to starting his own practice, Yvan was a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group in Toronto and New York. He has consulted to clients in the public sector as well as Fortune 500 companies in a range of sectors including financial services, retail, energy, and telecommunications.
Yvan has volunteered for a variety of charitable and humanitarian organizations, including Leave Out Violence as Board Director; the Emerging Leaders Network where he worked with civic leaders on projects promoting Toronto’s economic and social prosperity; and Global Grassroots where he supported emerging women leaders in Rwanda on projects that address issues such as lack of access to water, domestic violence and health education.
In recognition of his service to the community Yvan was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Yvan holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a BBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Yvan is trilingual and is fluent in English, French and Ukrainian.