Alexander Bezzina was appointed Deputy Minister for the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration effective October 2016. Prior to this he served as the Deputy Minister for the Ministry of Children and Youth Services since March 2012.
Since joining the Ontario Public Services (OPS) in 1999, Mr. Bezzina has held senior executive roles in the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Government Services, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, the Ministry of Community and Social Services and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Prior to working in the Ontario Public Service, Mr. Bezzina worked for 17 years in non-profit organizations serving the needs of persons with disabilities and other vulnerable residents of Toronto, Waterloo Region, and Wellington County. Mr. Bezzina also developed curriculum and was an instructor in the Continuing Education Department of Conestoga College.