Martin Daraiche

President, Canada

NATIONAL Public Relations

A lawyer by training, Martin Daraiche joined NATIONAL in 2008. Successively named Partner (2012), Managing Partner of the Quebec City office (2017), and most recently President of NATIONAL (2019), Martin manages the Firm’s operations across Canada, including that of its nine offices from coast to coast. Martin remains a highly sought-after senior advisor to his clients, offering high-level strategic advice in pan-Canadian public relations and government relations. Drawing on broad political experience and an in-depth understanding of government decision-making mechanisms, he works closely with business leaders to simplify the most complex issues so they can define distinctive strategies to reach, and even surpass, their goals.Martin previously served on the board of directors of The Arthritis Society from 2016 to 2019 and was a select member of the Governor General's Canadian Leadership Conference in 2012.

Our Leadership Team

Royal Poulin

Royal Poulin

Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Ralph Sutton

Ralph Sutton

President, Europe and Middle East, and International Managing Partner

Doris Juergens

Doris Juergens

Partner and National Vice-President, Strategy

NATIONAL Public Relations

Serge Paquette

Serge Paquette

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Montreal office)

Gillian Smith

Gillian Smith

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Toronto office)

Julie-Anne Vien

Julie-Anne Vien

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Quebec City office)

Sarah Young

Sarah Young

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Atlantic offices)

Lorèn Lailey-Irvine

Lorèn Lailey-Irvine

Managing Partner, Calgary and Vancouver (interim)

NATIONAL Public Relations (Calgary and Vancouver by interim)

Chuck Johnston

Chuck Johnston

Managing Partner, AXON CTS, and Interim Managing Partner, AXON US