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Minister Deron Bilous

Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Alberta

Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Alberta

Deron Bilous was sworn in as Alberta’s Minister of Economic Development and Trade in October 2015. Prior to this, he served as Minister of Municipal Affairs and as Minister of Service Alberta. Minister Bilous was born and raised in Edmonton. After graduating from the University of Alberta with an education degree in 2001, he taught and mentored students at Edmonton’s Inner City High School. He was first elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly in April 2012, and again in May 2015.


Alberta’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade leads the government's economic development efforts, supports businesses and investors, and provides single-door access to information.

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