Stuart A. Murray

President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Museum of Human Rights

Stuart A. Murray

Stuart A. Murray
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Museum of Human Rights

Stuart Murray was appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Canada’s fifth national museum and the first to be built outside the National Capital Region, in September 2009.

Mr. Murray has served as President and CEO of the St. Boniface Hospital and Research Foundation since 2006. He became Leader of the PC party of Manitoba in 2000 and resigned in 2006. Stuart also worked as President & CEO of DOMO Gasoline Corporation Ltd. from 1989 to 1999. His past positions include working with the Prime Minister of Canada from 1985-1989, Media Director and fundraiser for the Canadian Opera Company as well as Road Manager for the rock band Blood, Sweat & Tears.

Stuart has also been very active in the community. As volunteer Chairman of the 1999 World Junior Hockey Championship in Winnipeg, Stuart and his team organized what was the most successful tournament in its 20-year history. He was also Manitoba Co-Chair of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) Sustaining Applause Campaign, raising in excess of 10 million dollars.