Gordon Diamond

Gordon Diamond has been General Manager of OC Transpo, the Transit Commission in Ottawa since November, 1999, and is now Director, Transit Services in the new City of Ottawa. Mr. Diamond has an extensive background in transportation, emergency preparedness and response, having served for many years in the Canadian Air Force as a Rescue Squadron Commander an Air Transport Base Commander, and Commander of Air Transport Group. His responsibilities have included numerous major airlifts, UN and relief missions around the world, including Canada's largest airlift during the Gulf War. Since retiring from Air Command a few years ago as Chief of Operations and Deputy Commander, Mr. Diamond has also served as an aviation and transportation consultant and as a Director in the Defence Systems Division of Bombardier Services Group prior to joining OC Transpo in 1999. OC Transpo’s 2200 employees serve a community of 785,000, providing some 80 million public transit rides each year.

 

Updated May 25, 2001

Last updated: November 2009