Margaret Chapman has worked as a consultant since 1999, specializing in market intelligence research, facilitation, marketing, and communications. In 2019, she became one of three partners who took ownership of Corporate Research Associates (now rebranded to Narrative Research), a market insights consultancy based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she has worked since 2007.
Margaret has extensive international experience, having worked across 20 countries while based in London, England as a marketing, communications, and media consultant. She began her career as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times. She is a proud alumna of the University of Southern California and Simon Fraser University.
A passionate volunteer, Margaret is involved with numerous organizations that aim to make Halifax a more vibrant community. She has served as Chair of the Executive Cabinet for the QEII Foundation’s Ride for Cancer; the Chair of the Board for the Halifax Chamber of Commerce; Board Chair of MetroWorks, a skills development agency and social enterprise that offers training and educational programs for those with barriers to employment; a member of the board of Hospice Halifax; and Chair of the Board for 2b Theatre, an acclaimed Halifax-based theatre company.
In her spare time she enjoys cycling, running, paddleboarding, and music – performing as a violinist with various chamber groups, Nova Sinfonia, and the PEI Symphony Orchestra.
Joined the board in 2021. Entering the first year of a one-year term (until 2022) on the board.