Executive Director to the President
Communications | Government Relations, Acadia University
Specializing in public involvement and stakeholder
relationship management, Ian Murray is a communications management professional
with more than 30 years' experience in the international humanitarian
not-for-profit and higher education sectors.
Ian is a proud Acadia University alumnus, spouse, and parent
and currently holds the position of executive director to the President and
Vice-Chancellor of Acadia, focusing on university communications, government
relations, and strategic initiatives. Ian has developed professional
proficiency in strategic planning in marketing, communications, public
relations, public affairs, and events execution. He enjoys long-term planning
and goal setting while expanding knowledge and passing it on to others. Ian
quickly identifies illogical and inefficient procedures and policies and is
keen to develop and implement comprehensive systems to solve organizational
problems. Ian is highly collaborative and biased to achieve consensus.