Adjunct Professor, School of Public Policy and Administration
Fausto is Course Director of undergraduate Public Administration and graduate Leadership and Human Resources Management courses. He is also an instructor and coordinator of the Practicum in Public Administration course. Prior to his teaching role at York University, Fausto had a distinguished public service career in varied roles in provincial, regional and municipal agencies in Ontario. While with the Ministry of Transportation, he held many progressively responsible positions culminating in the role of Director for the Windsor Border Initiatives file, an economically vital, multi-billion-dollar infrastructure initiative. Subsequently, Fausto joined Metrolinx and led the development and pre-procurement planning for the Hurontario LRT project. Fausto concluded his public service career as director with the York Region Rapid Transit Corporation leading the further development and preliminary engineering of the Yonge Subway Extension.
In recognition of his exceptional career Fausto is a two-time recipient (individual and as a member of a team) of Ontario's premier public service recognition, the Amethyst Award as well as the IPAC/Deloitte National Leadership Award (Bronze). In recognition of his outstanding support to York University students and the school community, Fausto is the inaugural recipient of the York University School of Public Policy Alumnus of the Year Award acknowledging his accomplishments in public administration, assistance to the school, mentoring students and alumni.