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Announcing Ombudsman Toronto’s New Director of Investigations & Conflict Resolution

Ombudsman Susan Opler is pleased to announce that Mr. Ciarán Buggle has joined Ombudsman Toronto as Director of Investigations and Conflict Resolution.

Born and raised in Ireland, Ciarán is qualified as a lawyer in both Ireland and Ontario. Besides his law degrees, he holds a master’s degree in administrative law from Osgoode Hall at York University, and is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
Ciarán worked for eight years as an investigator at the Office of the Ontario Ombudsman, where he served as lead investigator on several complex, high profile systemic investigations by the Special Ombudsman Response Team.

For the past five years, he has been Manager of Investigations and Resolutions at the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario, where he has had overall responsibility for the activities and development of an investigation team of 20, with a focus on complaints of sexual abuse and other professional misconduct.