Women's Policy Office

Minister
Hon. Siobhan Coady

Hon. Siobhan Coady

Minister of Natural Resources
Minister Responsible for the Status of Women
Deputy Government House Leader
Member for St. John’s West

Siobhan was raised to believe “you make a living by what you get, a life by what you give” and is a dedicated community volunteer. She has chaired the regional economic development board, the NL Business Hall of Fame, and has been the Campaign Chair for Red Cross. She has contributed to the Board of Directors of the St. John’s Airport Authority, The Genesis Centre, The Atlantic Innovation Council, the Institute of Corporate Directors, Genome Canada, Compute Canada and Children’s Wish to name a few.

She is an award winning entrepreneur and recognized as one of the top 50 CEO’s in Atlantic Canada. She has owned and operated companies as diverse as Newfound Genomics Inc. and Bonaventure Fisheries Inc. She is Past Chair and Governor of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Past President of the St. John’s Board of Trade.

Educated at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, Oxford University and the University of Toronto, she is an accredited Director of the Institute of Corporate Directors and an Accredited Public Relations Professional.

On November 30, 2015, Siobhan was elected to represent the District of St. John’s West in the House of Assembly. She is currently Minister of Natural Resources, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women and Deputy Government House Leader with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Prior to joining provincial politics, from 2008 to 2011, she was the Liberal Member of Parliament for the Riding of St. John’s South–Mount Pearl and Critic for Treasury Board.

Siobhan, and her husband Pat, live in St. John’s where they enjoy the outdoors and their Labrador Retrievers.

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