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Andrew Saxton, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance

Andrew Saxton, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance

Biographical Notes

Andrew Saxton was first elected to the House of Commons in 2008 and was re-elected in 2011. Mr. Saxton was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance in September 2013.

Previously, he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board in November 2008, and, concurrently, Parliamentary Secretary for Western Economic Diversification following his re-election in May 2011.

Prior to entering federal politics, Mr. Saxton was Chief Executive Officer of King George Financial Corp., a real estate investment firm, and was on the Board of Directors of Canaco Resources, a gold exploration company. Mr. Saxton has worked for Credit Suisse at their Switzerland, New York and Vancouver offices, and for HSBC at their Hong Kong and Singapore offices. He is a former member of the board of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of British Columbia and Yukon.

Mr. Saxton graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a degree in administrative and commercial studies.