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Sarah Simpson

Manager, Value Propositions and Communications

Irving Shipbuilding Inc.

Sarah has lived and worked around the ocean in many countries and roles over the years. She is currently the Manager of Value Proposition and Communications at Irving Shipbuilding. Sarah’s responsibilities include overseeing the investments in workforce development, technology, and commercialization, made by Irving Shipbuilding to strengthen Canada’s marine industry through the National Shipbuilding Strategy.

Prior to joining Irving Shipbuilding, Sarah was a consultant with NATIONAL Public Relations. She worked with clients in a variety of sectors including energy, government, agriculture, and academia.

Originally from Prince Edward Island, Sarah has also lived and worked in Europe, the Caribbean, and Africa before landing in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She enjoys volunteering for many community organizations including Springtide, the United Way, and the Lunenburg Yacht Club. Sarah is a proud alumnus of the University of Prince Edward Island, and the Nova Scotia Community College where she earned a B.Sc in Psychology and an Advanced Diploma in Public Relations, respectively.

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