Keith Ward

Keith Ward has amassed 32 years of experience in the fields of social housing and human services, culminating in his position as Commissioner of Human Services and General Manager of Peel Living.

During Keith Ward’s tenure:

  • Peel Living sustained Ontario’s highest volume of non-profit housing construction (early 1990’s)
  • His team developed integrated special needs projects and he was a key initiator in the establishment of shelters for the homeless in Peel
  • He oversaw the transfer of social housing administration from the Province to the Region


  • Keith Ward is Past President of the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association. Although retired, he remains active in the community as Vice-Chair of the Social Housing Services Financial Inc and as a volunteer on four community boards, including the Board of Directors of SHIP, plus Co-Chair of the Fair Share for Peel Task Force