Harvey Brooks, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D

 

Harvey Brooks has been the General Manager of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission since July, 2014. Raised on a mixed farming operation in Rosthern, he has extensive experience in western Canadian agriculture and has served with the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, the University of Alberta and the Canadian Wheat Board.

A former deputy minister with the Government of Saskatchewan, he served four different departments during his tenure: Agriculture and Food, Government Relations, Highways and Transportation, and Rural Revitalization. Recently he served as deputy minister for Yukon in the departments of Economic Development and Community Services. He received his doctorate in economics from Iowa State University and his M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Saskatchewan.