Nick Salter leads the Max Bell School's communications and outreach team.
He is an experienced leader and strategist with expertise in communications, engagement, and public policy. Prior to joining McGill University's Max Bell School of Public Policy, he worked in the open government and open data movement as Director of Policy and Communications at Powered by Data. Before that, he was involved in federal politics — leading the team of a Member of Parliament and directing regional teams.
Nick has been immersed in the public and social sector since 2008 and has worked with foundations, boards, community organizations, the health care system and multiple levels of government. Nick holds an MSW in International and Community Development, a BA in Psychology and a Graduate Certificate in PR Management from McGill University. He is also a past fellow of the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy.