Impact CanadaAdvisory Committee

The Impact Canada Initiative Advisory Committee is a new body that brings together a distinguished group of senior leaders from the private, philanthropic, not-for-profit, and academic sectors.The mandate of the Committee is to provide advice to the Impact and Innovation Unit in the Government of Canada’s Privy Council Office on emerging trends and best practices to inform how public programs could enhance their impact through the use of innovative funding approaches (such as prize challenges, pay-for-results structures, and impact investing), behavioural science, and rigorous measurement and evaluation techniques.

Ilse Treurnicht

Ilse Treurnicht

Chair of Impact Canada Advisory Committee | Former CEO, MaRS Discovery District

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Andre Barrack

Andrea Barrack

VP, Global Corporate Citizenship at TD Bank Group

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Valerie Chort

Valerie Chort

VP Corporate Citizenship for RBC and Executive Director of the RBC Foundation

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Sir Ronald Cohen

Sir Ronald Cohen

Chairman of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment and The Portland Trust

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Joan Larrea

Joan Larrea

CEO, Convergence Blended Finance

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Saadia Madsbjerg

Saadia Madsbjerg

The Rockefeller Foundation Managing Director, Innovative Finance

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David Martin

David Martin

President and CEO, Horizon Investments Founder, Capital for Aboriginal Prosperity and Entrepreneurship Fund

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Jaykumar Menon

Jaykumar Menon

Chair and Co-Founder, Open Source Pharma Foundation

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Hector Mujica

Hector Mujica

Regional Manager, Google.org

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Tracy P. Palandjian

Tracy P. Palandjian

Co-Founder & CEO, Social Finance U.S.

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Claude Pinard

Claude Pinard

Executive Director of the Fondation Mirella et Lino Saputo

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Irfhan Rawji

Irfhan Rawji

Founder & CEO, MobSquad | Venture Partner, Relay Ventures | Principal, Totem Capital Corporation | Adjunct Professor, Sauder School of Business at UBC

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Dilip Soman

Dilip Soman

Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Science and Economics Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

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Tamara Vrooman

Tamara Vrooman

President & Chief Executive Officer Vancity

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Bill Young

Bill Young

Founder of Social Capital Partners

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