National Advisors

An esteemed group of impact investing thought leaders and practitioners across the country provide strategic oversight to the program and are involved in identifying and selecting clients.

Annette Aquin/Matt Goodman – Hamilton Community Foundation (Hamilton)
Seth Asimakos – Saint John Community Loan Fund (St. John)
Arthur Bull – Consultant (Halifax)
Erica Barbosa Vargas – McConnell Foundation (Montreal)
Lina Bowden – Pillar Non Profit Network (London)
Michele Fugielgartner – Trico Foundation (Calgary)
Derek Gent – Vancity Community Foundation (Vancouver)
Tessa Hebb – Carleton Centre for Community Innovation (Ottawa)
Karina Leblanc – Pond-Deshpande Centre at UNB (Fredericton)
Sara Lyons – Community Foundations of Canada (Montreal)
Marguerite Mendell – Concordia University (Montreal)
Lucy Pelletier – National Aboriginal Capital Corporation Association (Ottawa)
Martha Powell – London Community Foundation (London)
Penny Rowe – Community Sector Council of Newfoundland and Labrador (St. John’s)
Magnus Sandberg – Social Capital Partners (Toronto)
Jana Svedova – ISIS Research Center at the Sauder School of Business (Vancouver)
Brian Toller –Community Foundation of Ottawa (Ottawa)
Michael Toye – Canadian CED Network (Montreal)
Donovan Woollard – RADIUS SFU (Vancouver)