Lynn Houghton is the Executive Director of the Economic and Labour Market Policy division of Manitoba’s Ministry of Economic Development and Jobs. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the department’s policy development, the production and dissemination of high quality labour market intelligence, and is Manitoba’s senior official at a number of Federal-Provincial-Territorial tables, including the Forum of Labour Market Ministers.
Ms. Houghton has over 22 years of experience working in Manitoba’s public service, in a variety of ministries and roles. This has included working in Federal-Provincial Relations, and for the past 12 years, she has worked in management and senior leadership positions overseeing and supporting economic and labour market programming. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Dalhousie University and a leadership certificate from the Queen’s School of Business.