Our Team

Board of directors:

  • John Hallward, Chairman (Global Director Ipsos ASI Inc)
  • Brian Casey (Principal, Kerr Financial)
  • Edward Claxton (Principal at Claxton Business Law)
  • Graham Hallward (Alva Foundation)
  • Gisele Wilson (Founder, Coriel Capital)

Advisory board:

  • Jacline Abray-Nyman, President and CEO, United Way Centraide Canada
  • Ian Bird, President and CEO, Community Foundations of Canada
  • Malcolm Burrows, Head, Philanthropic Advisory Services, Scotia Private Client
  • Ilona Dougherty, Youth Advocate, Public Policy Innovator, Co-founder Apathy is Boring
  • Marina Glogovac, CEO CanadaHelps
  • Marc Gold, businessman, lawyer, law professor and community leader
  • Stephen Huddart, CEO J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
  • Michel Kelly-Gagnon, President and CEO, Montreal Economic Institute
  • Ian MacLean, VP, Media Experts
  • Peter McConnell, Director, J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
  • Mark Sherman, Executive Chair, Media Experts; Co-Founder, People For Good
  • Jonathan Wener, Chairman and CEO, Canderel


  • Lys Hugessen, President
  • Woodrow Rosenbaum,¬†Project Strategist