About Mayor Matt Brown
Mayor Matt Brown was sworn in as London’s 63rd Mayor on December 1st, 2014. He served as Councillor for Ward 7 from 2010-2014.
Matt studied at the University of Waterloo where he earned a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Honours Geography). Matt went on to earn a teaching degree. He worked for several years in corporate sales and later joined the YMCA of Western Ontario where he held several senior positions including Senior Director of Sales and Marketing. Matt most recently worked as a teacher with the Thames Valley District School Board, where he worked with secondary school students who are at risk of leaving school before graduating.
Community service and civic participation is very important to Matt. He is a past-president of Childreach, past co-chair of Hyde Park Lions Club’s and Nor’West Optimist Santa Claus Parade and a Steering Committee Member with the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraising event for Women’s Community House.
He currently sits on the Strategic Priorities and Policy Committee, the London Police Services Board, the London Economic Development Corporation Board, the London Convention Centre Board and the Western University Board of Governors.
Matt is an avid runner, canoeist and can be found at Boler Mountain in the winter and at Camp Queen Elizabeth in the Georgian Bay area in the summer.
The Mayor's office is located on the second floor of City Hall, where staff assist with the handling of all information related to the role of Mayor. Whether it is an invitation to attend a community event, a request for a special certificate or letter to recognize a significant milestone, or a citizen wanting to speak-up on a specific issue - the staff team is ready to facilitate open communication.
c/o London City Hall
Suite 214 - 300 Dufferin Avenue
London ON N6B 1Z2
Process for Invitations
If you would like to invite the Mayor to attend an upcoming event, please submit your request in writing and outline the occasion, date, time, location and expectation of the Mayor's role at the event. This information can be sent:
- By mail - to Mayor's Office, City of London, 300 Dufferin Avenue, P.O. Box 5035, London ON N6A 4L9
- By fax -to 519-661-5308
- By email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Process for Certificates
If you would like to request a certificate from the Mayor to recognize a special milestone, please call 519 661-4920 with your request. Information needed is the honouree's name, date and type of occasion, mailing address, and if the certificate is to be mailed. Certificates can also be picked up at the Mayor's Office. Generally, certificates are issued for birthdays of 75 years or more and anniversaries of 25 years or more. However, other special requests will be considered.
Process for Letters of Greeting
If you would like to request a letter of welcome to appear in an event program, please provide the following information to the Mayor's Office three weeks before your deadline date: Name of organization; type of event (conference, tournament, concert, etc.) and its purpose (e.g., charity fundraiser); date of event and the venue.