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Lin Gallagher MSc Director, Executive Education, JSGS U of R Campus, U of R

Director of Executive Education, Executive-in-Residence, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina campus; (Former Deputy Minister, Parks, Culture and Sport, and Former Deputy Minister of Environment, Government of Saskatchewan)

Areas of Interest

  • Environmental management
  • Consultation and stakeholder engagement
  • Legislative and regulatory tools
  • Organizational culture and leadership

Lin Gallagher joins Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy after 38 years with the Saskatchewan Public Service. She began her career as a biologist and has taken on a variety of roles in government with her most recent positions as Deputy Minister of Parks Culture and Sport and Deputy Minister of Environment. Lin is a public service culture champion with a focus on strong client centred operations. She has been a leader in applied public sector governance and is a certified Professional Director sitting on variety of boards. Some of her career highlights include leading the development of Saskatchewan’s Climate Change Plan: Prairie Resilience, the establishment of a results based environmental regulatory model for the province and Saskatchewan’s first Biodiversity Action Plan.

Lin has a Masters of Science in Environmental Management from the University of London, UK.