Reynolds Lauer

Reynolds Lauer

Senior Business Officer
Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)

Reyn (Reynolds) Lauer is a Senior Business Officer with Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) in Saskatoon. Reyn manages projects supporting innovation and economic growth in western Canada and is the clean technology cluster lead for WD Saskatchewan. He has led several internal innovation projects seeking to drive change and take risks at WD. These projects include community-based co-working, introducing new media in application processes, and better engagement with Indigenous communities. Reyn has been with the federal government for almost three years.

Before joining government, he worked in the humanitarian aid sector for eight years. His work focused on supporting economic development in post-conflict communities and with people living with HIV/AIDS. Most recently, he was based in Sudan where one of his projects received a UN innovation award for supporting at-risk traditional livelihood methods. Reyn is also an alumnus of Canada Beyond 150.