Chief Engagement Officer, Engage Nova Scotia
Over a thirty-year period, Danny Graham has held senior positions in business, law, government and politics. For 10 years he was the Chief Negotiator on Aboriginal Rights for the Province of Nova Scotia. He is credited with starting the Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Program and has worked to advance justice reforms with the United Nations and various countries spanning four continents. He has been recognized by organizations throughout Atlantic Canada for his community and public leadership. He is currently the Chief Engagement Officer for Engage Nova Scotia – an independent non-profit that is currently leading the Nova Scotia Quality of Life Initiative, in collaboration with an extensive network of partners from the public, private, academic and community sectors. In 2019 almost 13,000 Nova Scotians responded to a 230-question survey administered by Engage and the Canadian Index of Wellbeing. Partners, that include Local Leadership Teams and all three levels of government, are considering the findings of the survey to catalyse new action, inform policy development and shape the narrative about how to build a successful society.