Sarah McLean
Senior Director, Public Affairs
Halifax, Nova Scotia


Sarah is a highly regarded public affairs and corporate communications practitioner in Atlantic Canada, as a Senior Director at NATIONAL Public Relations. Sarah is passionate about Indigenous engagement and is a trusted advisor for clients seeking to secure social license in the communities they operate, which she provides strong, seasoned counsel to a wide range of clients. Sarah has led policy development and provided issues management counsel to high profile federal Cabinet Ministers. Sarah is Incident Command System (ICS) and IAP2 certified. She serves as a director for the board of the Canada Games Centre and serves on the Executive Committee. Sarah is a graduate of the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University, where she studied Finance and Political Science.