Jennifer McGill

Executive Director of Pier Labs

Pier Labs

Jennifer (she/her) is the Executive Director of Pier Labs, our research and innovation non-profit organization, with over 25 years of progressive and diverse experience working at a senior leadership level in private, public, and non-profit sectors, including disability supports, food security, housing, health care, education, and climate change. She is a strategic leader, who has a proven ability to collaborate and co-create innovative solutions to complex system and societal challenges. She believes solving our toughest problems takes a co-creative and innovative approach that embeds people with living/lived expertise to build community-driven solutions.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography, Master of Business Administration, and a Master’s Certificate in Project Management.

Outside of work Jennifer enjoys spending time with family, golfing, and volunteering with Junior Achievement Nova Scotia and Kids Help Phone.