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Current Staff

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Aneurin (Nye) Thomas

Executive Director

Nye Thomas is the Executive Director of the Law Commission of Ontario.

Nye has more than 20 years of experience leading sophisticated, multidisciplinary projects in Ontario’s justice sector.  As ED of the Law Commission, Nye is responsible for producing independent and evidence-based analysis and recommendations on complex law reform issues.  Current projects include:

Prior to this, Nye was Director General, Policy at Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) where he was responsible for policy development, consultations, and system planning at one of the world’s largest legal aid plans.  Nye’s work at LAO included leading the most significant expansion of legal aid services in more than 20 years.  Nye has also been Policy Director on major provincial inquiries, including the Ipperwash Inquiry.  Nye studied at the University of Toronto (BA), Queen’s University (LLB), and New York University (LLM).

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Andrew Seo

Executive Officer and Secretary to the Board of Governors

Andrew Seo first joined the LCO in October 2014 as the agency’s Project & Web Coordinator and returned as the LCO’s Executive Officer in March 2022.

Andrew (he/him) previously served in a number of consulting and project-based roles for international organizations, SMEs (creative, retail and tourism sectors) and research organizations in both Canada and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. While in Ontario, Andrew had been involved in mental health, accessibility and inclusion initiatives for higher education, non-profit and social enterprise organizations. As Executive Officer, Andrew is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the LCO including finance, recruitment and resource planning.

Previous Work Experience

  • Consultant, ILO-UN Decent Work Agenda and Sustainable Enterprises (Asia-Pacific)
  • Graduate Researcher, Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship & Democracy (India)
  • Consultant, Program Evaluation & Strategic Communications (New Zealand)
  • Digital Projects Officer, AMAPCEO
  • Project & Web Coordinator, Law Commission of Ontario
  • Communications Specialist, Windfall Ecology Centre
  • Social Equity Publications Lead, McGill University

Key Projects

  • ILO-UN Women in STEM