Deputy Minister, Department of Energy, Government of Alberta
Grant Sprague received his LL.B. at the University of Alberta in 1989. He practiced law at an established Edmonton law firm in the area of foreclosures, insolvency and general litigation, and joined the Alberta Public Service in 1997.
Grant was the former Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for the Legal Services Division of Alberta Justice, and led the Environmental Law section of Alberta Justice, providing advice on a wide range of natural resources and environmental law issues.
He served as the Deputy Chief of the Policy Coordination Office in Executive Council until July 2013. While there he led a team that supported long-term strategic planning and policy coordination, the regulatory review process, and coordination for the policy excellence initiative.
Grant is currently an ongoing seasonal lecturer at the University of Alberta’s School of Business. He was appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council as Queen’s Counsel for Alberta in 2010.