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Saad Rafi joins Deloitte as National Public Sector Leader

Rafi will also lead Deloitte’s Economics and Policy Practice

TORONTO – September 20, 2016 – Deloitte is pleased to announce that Saad Rafi has rejoined the firm as National Public Sector Leader and Financial Advisory partner. He will also lead Deloitte’s Financial Advisory Economics and Policy Practice. Based in Toronto, Rafi’s work will focus on healthcare and government infrastructure management. He will provide sales leadership to the firm’s Financial Advisory Infrastructure and Project Finance practice.

Prior to rejoining Deloitte, Rafi served as Deputy Minister of Transportation, Energy and Infrastructure, and Health and Long Term Care. He held the position as CEO of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan and CEO of Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. Between 2005 and 2008, Rafi was a Deloitte partner who led and exponentially grew Deloitte’s Infrastructure Advisory and Project Finance practice.

“Saad is well-respected for his ability to lead and navigate complex high-priority government initiatives,” said Ryan Brain, Toronto Regional Managing Partner, Deloitte. “His understanding of the public sector, combined with his past experience at Deloitte will serve our clients well.”

“I am delighted to rejoin Deloitte, a global leader in serving the public sector,” said Saad Rafi, Partner and National Public Sector Leader, Deloitte. “It is rewarding to make a contribution to the important work that governments do, especially during a time when governments at all levels face complex challenges delivering services to help both individuals and organizations thrive.”

About Deloitte
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