Shawn McLeod -- Ethics Commissioner


Shawn McLeod was born in a small town in southern Saskatchewan where he grew up and lived in various places across Alberta. He and his wife have lived in Edmonton for many years, where they enjoy spending time with friends and family, including their two adult children.  Commissioner McLeod is a proud member of the St'uxwtews (Bonaparte) First Nation.

He has divided his career between the private and public sectors. He is a lawyer who worked initially in private practice, followed by time as counsel to the Alberta Labour Relations Board and in-house counsel for a large Alberta industrial construction company.

Commissioner McLeod most recently worked in the public sector, first as a Deputy Minister and then as Special Advisor doing project work for the Deputy Minister of Executive Council.

He has degrees from the University of Alberta in arts, business and law as well as a French language certificate from the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi.