Greg Fergus was elected as the Member of Parliament for Hull–Aylmer in 2015, and is running for re-election as part of Team Trudeau 2019. He has served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development from 2015 to 2017, and to the President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government in 2019.
Greg has always wanted to make a difference in Canadians’ lives. Prior to his election, he worked as a senior policy advisor in several ministerial offices. He was also heavily involved within the Liberal Party of Canada, and served as its National Director, where he introduced change and innovation that helped make the party more engaging, inclusive, and efficient.
Since moving to the Ottawa-Gatineau area in 1988, he has been an advocate for social housing and seniors. He has served as a member of the board of directors of the Aylmer Arms Residence and a member of the parish council for a parish within his riding. In the past, he has been vice president of a neighbourhood association, and was also involved with school committees, sports teams and organizations defending regional interests.
Greg holds two Bachelor’s Degrees - one in Social Science and one in International Relations. He has also undertaken studies at the master’s level in international relations. Over the past 25 years, he has worked in both the private and public sectors, with not for profit organizations and in the academic sector.
Greg and his wife, Julie, have three children.