Born and raised in Windsor Ontario, Sandra Pupatello may be best known as Ontario's longest serving Minister of Economic Development and Trade. Serving as Ontario's Chief Investment Officer from 2006–2011, her Ministry became ranked the number one agency in North America for economic development (2011), and the top ranking jurisdiction for FDI in North America (2011).
Pupatello led numerous business missions in worldwide markets, and worked in key sectors including manufacturing, financial services, information communication technology, clean tech and energy. Pupatello also served as Ontario's Minister of Education and Community and Social Services. She represented the Windsor area for 16 years in the Ontario Legislature.
Today, she serves as Director of Business Development and Global Markets for PricewaterhouseCoopers, based out of Toronto, Canada.