Colwill, Brad CPA, CA
Brad Colwill received his Chartered Accountant designation and began his career in public service with Innovation PEI in 2009 where he served in the roles of financial analyst, manager of foreign investment and controller.
In 2015, Mr. Colwill moved to Workforce and Advanced Learning as director of financial assistance and finance, advancing to the positions of chief executive officer of PEI Student Financial Assistance Corporation, then executive director of Finance and Post-secondary Education in the Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning. For two years, beginning in 2017, he served as acting deputy minister.
In May 2019, Mr. Colwill was appointed deputy minister of Environment, Water and Climate Change.
Mr. Colwill is a graduate of University of Prince Edward Island, where he also assumed a teaching role as a sessional lecturer. He is president of Special Olympics Prince Edward Island, a member of Holland College Board of Governors, and a board member on both the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission and the Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training.