Decarbonization Investment Project Team – Funding and Government Relations
Tony joined ArcelorMittal Dofasco in June 2011 from his own firm, Ridge Strategy Group, a public affairs and management consulting company. From 2011 to April 2022, Tony was responsible for Communications, Sustainable Development and Government Relations and Trade. In May 2022, as a member of the Executive Team, he was appointed to his current role within the company’s Decarbonization Team, leading funding and government relations. As part of this, Tony is focused on the path to net-zero for ArcelorMittal’s Hamilton steelmaking complex.
Tony was a Member of Parliament for four consecutive terms, beginning in 1993. During his terms in office, he served as Minister of Transport and subsequently led the Government’s legislative program as Leader of the Government in the House of Commons. Prior to assuming public office, he was principal of a life and health benefits practice.
Tony is a graduate of McMaster University and is actively involved in the community. He is a Director on the Board of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters and a Director on the St. Joseph’s Health System Board.