Shawn Murphy, QC, PC, is a retired lawyer and from 2000 to 2011 served as MP for the riding of Charlottetown. He has served on a number of Boards including the Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation; University of Prince Edward Island, and the PEI Association of Newcomers to Canada. He holds an ICD.C designation from the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors and has been a director of the PEI Arts Guild Inc. since 2012.