Mandate letter

The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Jobs, Economy and Trade outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.

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Matt Jones was sworn in as the Minister of Jobs, Economy and Trade on June 9, 2023. He previously served as the Minister of Affordability and Utilities and the Minister of Children's Services.

Prior to his service as an elected official, Mr. Jones worked as an investment banker helping Alberta based businesses with capital raises, acquisitions and divestitures.

Mr. Jones is a CFA Charter holder and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business.

Matt Jones was first elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Calgary-South East on April 16, 2019 and was re-elected on May 29, 2023.