Susan Murray is a former journalist with 25 years of experience in domestic and international reporting. She has also worked as a government executive, a strategist in international development and as vice-president of the Forest Products Association of Canada. Her expertise is in communication strategies, government relations and policy and issues management. Susan was the first woman to win the Charles Lynch Award in recognition of her journalism career. She also won an Asian-Pacific Fellowship which she spent in India focusing on gender issues.
Susan is also on the Board of Wateraid Canada; she runs a lunch and learn career program at the Youville school for teenage Moms; she is on the management team of Famous Five Ottawa and teaches English to Syrian refugee women.