Geoff Plant was appointed Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Treaty Negotiations on June 5, 2001 following his re-election as the MLA for the electoral district of Richmond-Steveston. He was first elected in 1996.
Before his election to the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Plant was a lawyer and also lectured and wrote extensively on aboriginal and education law.
He was raised in Vancouver and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard, and law degrees from the universities of Dalhousie in Nova Scotia and Southampton and Cambridge in England. He was called to the bar in 1982.
Mr. Plant and his wife live in Richmond. They have two children.