Laura Lee Langley is the Deputy Minister of the Office of the Nova Scotia Premier, Deputy Minister of Treasury Board, Clerk of the Executive Council, Head of the Nova Scotia Public Service, Chief Executive Officer of Communications Nova Scotia, and acting Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs.
After more than a decade as a journalist, she began her 25-year career in the public service, with a special interest in engaging the public service working in complex systems and transforming how we work in the Westminster model. She has a Master of Public Administration from Dalhousie University and a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University.
Laura Lee has served as a board member for various professional and community organizations and is a known advocate for diversity and inclusion. She has been recognized by the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission as a Champion of the Workplace. In 2018 she was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women as a strategic and engaging public sector leader.