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Co-Founder and Executive Lead

As head of the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, Adam works with top executives and senior government officials on new funding and investment strategies, helping deploy more than $170 million for social impact over the last decade. He has helped pioneered social impact bonds in Canada and is an authority on social impact-focused financial products, policies, programs and standards. He is a frequent guest lecturer at business and public policy schools across the country, and represents Canada on the Global Steering Group for Impact Investing — a 30-country leadership table.



Policy Options: Could private investment build better social programs?

Pioneering pay-for-success in Canada: A new way to pay for social progress

The Hill Times (paywall): A new way to pay for social programs is opening up in Canada

Forbes: Why 2018 Is The Year Of The Philanthropic Investor


Panelist: Impact Investing, International Economic Forum of the Americas, Toronto (2016).

Panelist: Global Perspectives on Impact Investing, Social Innovation World Forum, Lisbon (2015).