Brian Malkinson was elected to the legislative assembly of Alberta as the member for the constituency of Calgary-Currie on May 5, 2015. He was appointed Minister of Service Alberta on June 18, 2018.
He has served as deputy chair of the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices and the Select Special Auditor General Search Committee. He has also served as a member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship.
Previously, Malkinson was deputy chair of the Select Special Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner Search Committee and a member of the Standing Committee on Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund.
Malkinson is originally from British Columbia. He obtained a degree in science from Simon Fraser University, where he served as the president of the Interactive Arts and Technology Student Union.
He has been employed in the heavy-equipment industry as a salesman at a heavy-duty engine supplier since making a career change from working as a designer/analyst for Internet startups.
Malkinson resides in Calgary, where he enjoys car restoration, music, art and recreational sports.