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 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, paddle boarding, 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 two-year term (until 2024) on the Board.