Shaughn McArthur is a policy analyst, social justice advocate and political communicator with over 15 years working with governments and thought leaders in Canada and around the world.

Best known for his efforts to anchor human rights provisions within Canadian and international policy related to climate change, refugee rights and humanitarian action, Shaughn’s advocacy work is reflected in G7 commitments on gender equality and humanitarian action, Canadian policy related to international climate finance, and the Global Compact on Refugees.

Committed to public service and strong civil society, Shaughn has served on the Board of Directors of the Climate Action Network of Canada, on the executive committee of the Canadian Coalition on Climate Change and Development, and on the Governing Board of Saint-Michael’s School in Low, Quebec. He is also spearheading efforts to bring positive masculinity training to schools across the Pontiac region.

Shaughn holds a Master of Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, and a Bachelor in Communications and Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal. An avid whitewater paddler and mountain biker, Shaughn lives in Wakefield with his wife and two children.