CEO's Bio

Nancy MacLellan was appointed President and CEO of Housing Nova Scotia in January 2019.

Nancy has worked for the Nova Scotia government since 1997 in a number of key areas. Her roles included Director of Service Delivery and Operations at Access Nova Scotia; Senior Policy Analyst at Treasury and Policy Board; Director of Court Services at Justice; and Executive Director of Strategy, Registries, and Service Delivery at Service Nova Scotia/Access Nova Scotia. Before accepting her current position, Nancy was the Associate Deputy Minister at the Department of Community Services.

As President and CEO, Nancy's role is to provides strategic and operational guidance to the organization, adhering to government policies and decisions for the benefit of low-income families, seniors, and individuals.

Previous Roles

  • Director of Service Delivery and Operations, Access Nova Scotia
  • Senior Policy Analyst, Treasury and Policy Board
  • Director of Court Services, Justice
  • Executive Director, Strategy, Registries, and Service Delivery,  Service Nova Scotia
  • Associate Deputy Minister, Community Services