Sarah Young - Wallace McCain Institute

Sarah Young

Managing Partner, Atlantic Canada NATIONAL Public Relations Halifax, Nova Scotia

Sarah Young is Managing Partner at NATIONAL Public Relations, Canada’s leading PR firm, responsible for Atlantic Canada, and leads the firm’s international talent strategy. She provides strategic insight and counsel to regional, national and international CEOs and organizations. Her astute skill for integrating communications – seamlessly blending traditional public relations, creative strategy and digital elements – added to her wealth of expertise in stakeholder relations, public engagement and coalition building, has earned the trust of leaders across Canada

Young currently serves as a director on the boards of the Nova Scotia Community College, Phoenix, Develop Nova Scotia, Mount Allison University Board of Regents, and she sits on the YMCA for Greater Halifax/Dartmouth Board of Honourary Trustees. She is also an Associate with the newly launched Creative Destruction Lab Atlantic, helping innovators transition from science projects to high-growth companies.