On January 1, 2020, Charles Murray was appointed Integrity Commissioner for the Province of New Brunswick for a seven-year term. He was appointed as the Ombud for New Brunswick in 2013.
Charles is a graduate of Queen’s University in Kingston, ON, and Dalhousie Law School in Halifax, NS. He started his career as a private practice lawyer in New Brunswick in the late 1980s. Over the years he has served the provincial and federal governments through various roles. He was the Executive Director of the Electoral Boundaries Commission and Policy Manager of Legislation and Professional Regulation for the New Brunswick Department of Health.
Charles is a member of the New Brunswick Law Society and the Canadian Bar Association, Epsilon Y’s Men Club (Fredericton, NB), and the Confraternity of Saint James.
Charles was raised on the New Brunswick’s Kingston Peninsula and now lives in Fredericton with his wife Sarah, twin boys Gideon and Grant, daughter Elizabeth and a Shetland Sheepdog named Casey. In his free time, he acts as a Tournament Director in the American Contract Bridge League. He is a black belt in Kinrosha karate and occasionally walks marathons.