Ali Ehsassi was elected as the Member of Parliament for Willowdale, in 2015. A proven leader in his community, Ali has worked hard to strengthen the local economy, bring investments to local and sustainable infrastructure, and support Canada’s strong position on human rights around the world. .
Prior to his election, Ali worked as a lawyer in the private sector and as a civil servant at the provincial and federal levels. He has extensive professional experience delivering results for hardworking Canadians , and brings this leadership to everything he does.
Born in Geneva and raised in New York City and Tehran, Ali moved to North York with his family in his early teens. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto (B.A.), attended the London School of Economics (M.SC.) and received degrees from Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B) and Georgetown University in Washington, DC (LL.M).
As your Member of Parliament and Team Trudeau 2019 candidate, Ali will continue to be a trusted advocate for everyone who calls Willowdale home.