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Andrew Sharman

Vice President (Facilities and Operations) University of Alberta



The Facilities and Operations portfolio provides services to all five of the University of Alberta’s campus. The portfolio is made up of five units: Ancillary Services, Operations and Maintenance, Planning and Project Delivery, Utilities, and Strategic Portfolio Services.

Andrew currently serves on the Edmonton Construction Association Board of Directors, and the First in the Field Board of Directors. He has served on the organizing committee for the Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life (Edmonton), and acted as treasurer for both the Elizabeth Finch School Parents Association and the Baturyn School Parents Association.

Andrew brings a deep and broad experience from the public sector, working with Alberta Health Services and the former Capital Health in a number of senior leadership roles. In 2013, he was appointed Deputy Secretary to Cabinet and Deputy Clerk of Executive Council working for three successive Premiers. Most recently, he served as Assistant Deputy Minister of the Health and Government Facilities Division with Alberta Infrastructure.

Prior to relocating to Canada in 2006, Andrew received a Master of Science degree in Defence Logistics Management, graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, and spent 22 years in the British army. Andrew is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport.