You can reach the Mayor's Office by emailing or calling 519-661-4920. 

About Mayor Holder

Mayor Ed Holder

Mayor Ed Holder was sworn in as London’s 64th Mayor on December 1, 2018. Prior to being elected to City Council, Ed served as Member of Parliament for London West from 2008 to 2015 and Federal Minister of Science and Technology.

Ed currently sits on the Strategic Priorities and Policy Committee, the London Police Board, the London Economic Development Corporation Board, the London Convention Centre Board and the Western University Board of Governors.


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Ed studied at Western University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. He worked many years in the insurance industry, and served as President of Stevenson and Hunt Insurance. Other notable business accomplishments include being founder of the Directors Club of London, serving as President of the London Chamber of Commerce, President of the London Club, and Chair of the London Convention Centre. He has also served as a member of Western University’s Board of Governors and Senate.

Community service and civic participation are important to Ed. He has held leadership positions in more than 40 community and not-for-profit organizations. Of note, he was co-chair of London’s Rockin’ New Year’s Event, Co-founder of the Business Cares Food Drive, Past Chair and Patron of St. John Ambulance. and is a member of the Rotary Club of London. He is past President of the Sunshine Foundation of Canada and Co-chair of 2 major endowments – the 'Sunshine Dreams for Kids' endowment and the 'Y Fore Kids' endowment. His volunteerism has been recognized with more than two dozen awards, including the Canada 125 Medal, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteerism.

Ed is proud to call London home for four decades. Throughout his time in the city, his focus has been two-fold – on successfully building his businesses and in giving back to his community.

State of the City - Mayor Ed Holder - February 16, 2021

Connecting with Mayor Holder

Mayor’s team

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.

Mail information to:

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 at
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.

Process for video greetings

If you would like to request a video greeting from the Mayor, please use our online form:

Video Greeting Request Form

Economic and Social Impact and Recovery Task Force

Mayor's expense reports