Trevor Dauphinee
Trevor Dauphinee, Interim CEO, Invest Ontario

Trevor brings over 20 years of progressive experience in both the private and public sectors. Most recently, Trevor was Assistant Deputy Minister at the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. Leading the Industry and Sector Strategy Division, Trevor played a fundamental role in the government’s efforts to secure key investments in the manufacturing, technology and life sciences sectors. He also held roles at the province’s Treasury Board and the Ministry of Infrastructure, where he specialized in capital planning and the development of social and health infrastructure.

His private sector experience includes more than a decade in the automotive, chemical, and consulting sectors, including extensive sales and account management with Dow Chemical.

Trevor is a graduate of the Rotman School of Management’s MBA program, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University. He and his family live in Toronto.

Trevor is passionate about helping innovative companies succeed in Ontario and supporting them at every step of the process. His diverse experience and collaborative approach uniquely position him to oversee the operations of Invest Ontario.