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Resource Tags: Speakers 2019

Heather Krause

Chief Data Scientist, Datassist

Heather works on projects for equity and ethics in data. As a statistician (PStat), she takes on the largest questions facing society today, working with non-profit and social sector organizations, local and national governments, and data journalists. Her relentless pursuit of clarity in these projects pushes her beyond pure analysis to mastering the entire data […]

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Jocelyn Mackie

Co-CEO, Grand Challenges Canada

Jocelyn leads all aspects of Grand Challenges Canada’s innovation platform, and plays a key role in the organization’s operations, funder relations, deal structuring and negotiations, risk mitigation, financial management and legal oversight. Prior to Grand Challenges Canada, Jocelyn studied international development, helped create a social enterprise for women in Honduras, and has worked at a […]

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Toby Heaps

Co-founder and CEO, Corporate Knights Inc.

As head of Corporate Knights Inc., and publisher of Corporate Knights magazine, Toby is a tireless champion of what he calls “clean capitalism.” A graduate of McGill university, he spearheaded the first global ranking of the world’s 100 most sustainable corporations.

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Krista Jones

Founding Executive, Momentum; Vice President, Venture Services, MaRS

Krista has been the driving force behind the creation of Momentum, a MaRS program helping scaling Canadian companies reach $100 million in revenue in by 2024. Krista has been a passionate innovator and builder of technology-based businesses for over 30 years. She has spent her career working in and advising over 200 organizations, including public […]

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Matthew Bishop

Managing Director, Rockefeller Foundation

Matthew is a leading advocate of reforming capitalism, of impact-driven philanthropy, and of business playing a bigger role in solving global problems. He is the author of several influential books, including Philanthrocapitalism and The Road from Ruin. Matthew is also co-founder of the Social Progress Imperative and the #givingtuesday campaign. Previously, Matthew was the official […]

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Louise Schneider-Moretto

Director, Global Client Group, Sustainable Investments, DWS

Louise has used her over 25 years’ experience in banking, international development, and impact investing to promote financial inclusion, gender equality and clean energy in developing and emerging markets. She is an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and has written numerous publications on development finance. Louise has a masters […]

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Andrew Borrelli

Director of Development, School Perseverance Sector, YMCAs of Québec

In his current role, Andrew oversees the national development of the Alternative Suspension (implemented in more than 25 communities across Canada) and Plusone Mentoring programs. More recently, Andrew played a lead role in bringing YMCA Scotland’s Plusone Mentoring to four Canadian cities. He is passionate about supporting the well-being of young people, and he firmly […]

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Joshua Folkema

Director of Operations and Innovation, Origin Capital

Josh supports the development of innovative social finance tools that used philanthropic dollars for increased private investments — all of it offering a financial return and a measurable social and environmental impact. Josh has more than fifteen years’ experience in the development and humanitarian sector. He’s engaged in academic research, rapid onset emergencies, long-term development programming, […]

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Paul Allard

Co-founder and Chief Ecosystem Officer, Impak Finance

With more than 20 years’ experience managing, marketing and funding innovative companies — particularly in the media and technology sectors — Paul is respected leader in the world of responsible investment. Ad the head of Impak Finance, Paul has made it his mission to channel capital towards a positive impact economy to bolster its growth. […]

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Sally Boulter

Senior Engagement Officer, ImpactAssets

Sally helps individuals and organizations activate their philanthropy with grants and impact investments. Prior to joining ImpactAssets, Sally was responsible for individual constituent relationship building, as well as capital raising at the Wilson Center, Calvert Foundation, and the Bonner Group. Sally also served as the development director for the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, […]

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