Executive Director, Crowns and Major Projects, Nova Scotia Department of Business
Mike currently serves as Executive Director, Crowns and Major Projects, Nova Scotia Department of Business.
Mike McMurray has more than 25 years’ leadership experience within public and private sectors specializing in marketing and business development within a diverse cross-section of industries in national and international markets. Mike has demonstrated the ability to drive business growth, working effectively through language and cultural barriers, multiple time zones, and complex political and corporate environments in more than 40 countries.
Before joining the Department of Business, Mike worked with the Department of Intergovernmental Affairs and Labour and Advanced Education. Mike also spent ten years at Nova Scotia Business Inc. as Managing Director of Trade Development. Private sector experience includes Manulife, Maritime Life, Medavie Blue Cross, Nortel and Motorola.
An Acadia University business graduate with an MBA from the University of Victoria and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, Mike is actively involved in the community volunteering for Cystic Fibrosis and the Atlantic Division of Canoe Kayak Canada.
In 2017, Mike was selected to participate in the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference, leading a study team in Quebec.