Sandra Carroll

Sandra Carroll, Director

Sandra Carroll was appointed Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture in July, 2017.

Sandra has a 26-year career within the BC Public Service and has held a variety of executive positions. Most recently, she was Deputy Minister of Advanced Education and, previously, Deputy Ministery of International Trade and Minister Responsible for Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism with responsibilities that included international and internal trade policy as well as export market development and the investment and venture capital program. She was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) with the Ministry of Health, providing corporate leadership for the health system innovation and change agenda. She was also the lead on health labour and negotiations and provided leadership and oversight for the Medical Services and Health Human Resources Division, Health Sector IM/IT and Pharmaceutical Services divisions. Previous appointments include Assistant Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Assistant Deputy Minister of Policy and Planning, and Assistant Deputy Minister of Partnerships, Ministry of Transportation.

Sandra has received the Premier’s Award in Excellence for the delivery and implementation of the Drive BC program and also received the Premier’s Award for Organizational Excellence for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Sandra has an Associated Arts Diploma in Business and is a recent graduate from the Advanced Leadership Program with the Canadian School of Public Service.