Photographic portrait of Sarah Shields
Words have more permanence than ever before — make them count.

Sarah Shields

EY Canada Assistant Director, Public Relations

Passionate communicator and writer. Firmly believes Vancouver summers are worth six months of rain.

Sarah leads the EY Canada Media, Social and Public Relations team in advising, developing and executing on impactful external communications strategies to support the firm’s Advisory, Assurance, Tax, Transaction Advisory Services and sector teams’ business goals. She is focused on building and protecting the reputation of EY Canada.

Sarah previously worked as the EY Global Energy Media Relations Leader overseeing all PR and social media activities for Global Mining and Metals, Oil and Gas and Power and Utilities sectors. She advised global-level executives and partners in the Americas, EMEIA and Asia-Pacific regions on strategic branding opportunities.

Sarah has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University and is the recent recipient of an IABC Gold Quill Award of Excellence for Advertising, Marketing and Brand Communication.

How Sarah is building a better working world

"I use storytelling skills to draw attention to how individuals, organizations and EY are helping tackle tough issues and create meaningful change in Canada. I personally support organizations addressing poverty and youth in crisis in Vancouver."​ ​

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