More About Murray, Robert W
Dr. Robert Murray joined GPRC as its President and CEO on December 2, 2019.
Prior to coming to GPRC, Dr. Murray was the managing director of the government practice group at Dentons Canada LLP, the world’s largest law firm. In that role, he counseled public-sector and private-sector organizations from a wide range of industries on strategic development and planning, organizational change, crisis and issues management, policy analysis and development, risk analysis and mitigation, governance and government affairs within Canada and globally.
With an eclectic background straddling executive management, research and government affairs, Dr. Murray brings executive-level leadership to the GPRC board and its executive team.
He has held executive-level positions in the professional and business advisory services, economic development, think tank, and education sectors, and has advised extensively on municipal, provincial, federal and international policy issues. He consults on policy and political matters, both nationally and internationally, and has shared his extensive knowledge as a faculty member at the University of Alberta and Brock University.
Dr. Murray holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Alberta, a Master of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in History from Brock University and has an extensive international academic publication record.
He also holds prestigious fellowships and affiliations, including a Senior Fellowship at the Canadian International Council and a Senior Fellowship at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. He also serves on the board of the Organization for the Prevention of Violence.
Read more about Dr. Murray’s research and publications on his website drbobmurray.ca.