UCP Critic for Advanced Education
Wayne Anderson was elected to the Alberta Legislature on May 05, 2015 in the constituency of Highwood.
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wayne is the youngest of four children. As a youth he spent his summers working on the family farm in Ericksdale, Manitoba, and later as an auto mechanic, and welder for CP rail yards.
Mr. Anderson attended the University of Winnipeg BSc. program, he spent four years deeply involved in student and university business and local politics. He held the position of Treasurer and President for University of Winnipeg Students’ Council in addition to serving on the University’s Board of Regents.
In 1990 Wayne moved to Calgary where he met and married Kim. They moved to Davisburg in 1997 to enjoy acreage living along with Kim’s son Jerret.
Wayne has spent over thirty years in the information technology industry holding positions in business development and management for major corporations. Wayne was very successful at building relationships and understanding the challenges of both business and government to reduce costs and drive efficiencies.
Wayne is excited to bring his considerable business experience to his new role as MLA and is proud to serve as Shadow Minister for Service Alberta for the Official Opposition.