Paul Pierlot is currently Senior Manager, Competitiveness Initiatives, Government of Manitoba, as well as Director, Entrepreneurship Manitoba, the Government of Manitoba’s newest special operating agency. He is responsible for service innovation and development, regulatory analysis and red tape reduction, partnership development, online services, and administration of the Business Number in Manitoba.
In addition to his role on the SCC Council, Paul is Vice-Chair of the SCC Provincial-Territorial Advisory Committee, and he represents Manitoba on several inter-jurisdictional councils and committees, including the Public Sector Service Delivery Council and the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Regulatory Governance and Reform.
Prior to his current position, Paul was Senior Project Manager with the Secretariat to Community and Economic Development Committee of Cabinet, Government of Manitoba, and Senior Analyst with the Treasury Board Secretariat of Manitoba. Paul has held Senior Advisor positions with Justice Canada and the Telecommunications Policy Branch of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) (formerly Industry Canada) in Ottawa, Ontario. He began his career with the Government of Canada as an economist with the Information and Communications Technologies Industry Development Branch of ISED.
Paul holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Toronto, an Honours degree in Economics from Simon Fraser University, and an Associate Degree in Marketing Management Associate Marketing from Kwantlen Polytechnic University.