Elizabeth Smith

Director of Development



Elizabeth joins Symphony Nova Scotia with almost 20 years of experience in the development field. She cut her teeth at the IWK Foundation before moving on to other leadership roles with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and the Canadian Red Cross, to name a few. Elizabeth is passionate about building strong, genuine relationships with donors, and is looking forward to meeting all of the wonderful supporters of Symphony Nova Scotia.

Elizabeth was born and raised in Halifax, and is passionate about the city and province. She knows that a strong arts and culture scene is vital to a growing, prosperous city. Symphony Nova Scotia will continue to play a large part in this and will be one of the pieces that will draw newcomers to the province.

Elizabeth has been a volunteer Board Member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals for several years, as well as being actively involved in a local Recreation Association, where she participates in organized sports.