Speaker Profiles

The Honourable Andrew Parsons

The Honourable Andrew Parsons

Minister of Industry, Energy and Technology

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Andrew Parsons has represented the district of Burgeo–La Poile since 2011. He was educated at UNB & the University of Saskatchewan, and was called to the Newfoundland & Labrador Bar in 2005. During his first tenure in office, he served as the Opposition House Leader and as critic for Justice, Health and Community Services, and other key portfolios. Upon being re-elected in 2015, he was appointed Minister of Justice and Public Safety, Attorney General, and Government House Leader. On August 19th 2020, he was sworn in as the first Minister of new Department of Industry, Energy and Technology, and was re-appointed to this role in April of 2021.

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