Andrew Wilkinson was elected MLA for the riding of Vancouver-Quilchena in 2013, 2017, and 2020.
He previously served as the BC Liberal Party Leader, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Minister of Advanced Education, and Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services. He is a former deputy minister of the British Columbia Ministry of Economic Development, where he had responsibility for economic issues, trade, and tourism. He also served as deputy minister for Intergovernmental Relations in the Premier’s Office for two years.
Before his election, Wilkinson worked as a lawyer in the Vancouver offices of a major national law firm. Prior to being called to the bar, Wilkinson was educated and licensed as a physician. He lived and worked as a doctor in Campbell River, Lillooet, and Dease Lake. He holds degrees from the University of Alberta, Dalhousie University, and Oxford University where he attended as a Rhodes Scholar.
He has also served as president of the BC Civil Liberties Association, president of the BC Mountaineering Club, and president of the BC Liberal Party.