Lloyd has been a Member of the Legislative House of Assembly Guysborough-Eastern Shore -Tracadie since 2013 and was appointed as Minister of Natural Resources in July 2015.
Before he was elected as an MLA, he worked for the Municipality of the District of Guysborough, serving as a Councillor and more recently as Warden from 1997-2013.
Lloyd spent his working career as the owner of several commercial enterprises in the hospitality industry, including a golf course. He also worked for Imperial Oil Canada and Gulf Oil Canada.
A graduate of Saint Francis Xavier University, he has done post-graduate work in business and management at Saint Mary’s University, Cape Breton University, Universite de Moncton, and Queens University.