Philip Bryden, Q.C., is a Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta and holds the TC Energy Chair in Administrative and Regulatory Law. From 2015-2019, Professor Bryden served as Deputy Minister of Justice and Solicitor General for Alberta. Prior to his work with the Alberta government, Professor Bryden was Dean of Law at the University of Alberta. Earlier in his academic career, Professor Bryden was a member of the Faculty of Law at the University of New Brunswick, where he served as Dean of Law. He began his academic career as a faculty member at the Faculty of Law of the University of British Columbia.