Neil R. Wilkinson

Ethics Commissioner 2008 - 2014


Neil Wilkinson was appointed Alberta's Third Ethics Commissioner by Order-in-Council 542/2008 on November 19, 2008.

He has resided in Edmonton since 1971 when he was transferred with his company from Toronto to become the Regional Manager

He has been active in numerous local, provincial and federal organizations and boards, including

 Capital Health Authority Chair 1996 - 2008

Canadian Blood Services National Board

Toastmasters International President 1993 – 94

Alberta Blue Cross Nominating Committee

Edmonton Police Foundation, Advisory Board

Dean’s Visiting Committee, University of Alberta – Faculty of Law & Nursing

Edmonton Concert Hall Foundation Board/Chair of Winspear Centre Opening

Edmonton Symphony Board Chair 1980 – 1982

Institute of Corporate Directors – Edmonton Chapter Executive

Barcol Doors and Windows President and CEO – 1980 - 1996

Committed to lifelong learning, Mr. Wilkinson has completed course work at various post-secondary institutions, including the University of Toronto, University of Alberta, Grant MacEwan University, and NAIT. (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.

Mr. Wilkinson was awarded an honorary diploma from NAIT for his contributions to Alberta’s health care system, his leadership in the community and his accomplishments as an entrepreneur. He received the Alberta Centennial medal in 2005 and City of Edmonton Award of Excellence in Community Achievement.

Mr. Wilkinson and his wife, Jean, have three adult children and two young grandchildren, all living in Alberta.