Silas Brownsey

Silas Brownsey, Chair

As the Associate Deputy Minister for Investment, Innovation and Technology, Silas is responsible for major investment, technology and innovation and the programs and services that address the needs of established sectors of our economy. 

Prior to his appointment with the Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology, Silas was the Assistant Deputy Minister for Partnerships Division with the Ministry of Transportation and Technology.  Prior to that role, Silas was the Executive Director of the Transit and Crown Agency Programs Branch, which has responsibility for public transit and three crown agencies. Before joining the Ministry of Transportation in 2016, Silas had a number of Executive Director positions in the Ministry of Health, with portfolios that included mental health and substance use, and population and public health.  During his time with the Provincial Government, Silas has held a number of senior management positions with the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport and the Ministry of Community Services. Silas started his career with the Federal Government, working in Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.