Andrew Scheer has been the Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada since May 27, 2017.
Andrew grew up in Ontario but chose to raise a family and build a career in Saskatchewan. Before entering public life, Andrew worked in the private sector as an insurance broker. He is fluently bilingual.
In 2004, Andrew was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Regina—Qu’Appelle. One of Canada’s youngest MPs when he was first elected, Scheer was re-elected in 2006, 2008, 2011 and 2015.
After the 2011 election, Andrew was elected Speaker of the House of Commons – the youngest person ever to take up that position. Moving to Opposition after the 2015 election, Andrew served as Official Opposition House Leader before successfully seeking the leadership of the Conservative Party in 2017.