Minister of Infrastructure
Prasad Panda was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in the Calgary-Foothills by-election on September 3, 2015. He was re-elected on April 16, 2019 as the representative for Calgary-Edgemont.
On April 30, 2019, Mr. Panda was sworn in as the Minister of Infrastructure.
He previously served as a member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future. Mr. Panda also served as opposition critic to the Ministry of Energy and as critic to the Economic Development portfolio.
A professional engineer by trade, he previously worked in the energy sector for over 25 years, during which time he held management positions with numerous private global companies.
Mr. Panda holds a bachelor of technology in mechanical engineering from VRS College of Engineering and Technology.
He is an active member of his community, and his volunteer experience includes serving as president of the Telugu Association of Calgary and as the first vice-president of the India-Canada Association of Calgary.
Born in India, he has called Calgary home for over a decade.
May 7, 2019