In 1993, he moved to the leadership of Shawnigan Lake School. Number of Boards. Member, Board of Directors at UNICEF Canada. Our Board of Directors. Jamie joined BMO in 2008 as Head of Practice Management at BMO Nesbitt Burns. RelSci Relationships. RelSci Relationships are individuals Bita Cattelan likely has professional access to. Board of Directors. Over her career, she has raised the profile of organizations through strategic communications efforts and brand engagement. As a member of the executive leadership team at UNICEF Canada, Linton infuses foresight, energy and long-term strategic thinking into the organization, driving it forward to help achieve its ambitious growth mandate. Stephen Smith, Chairman. Board of Directors. Brett has been involved with the UNICEF Canada Calgary Water for Life Gala as a member of the Patrons’ Council since 2011 and has been the event’s Honorary Chair since 2019. She has also played a significant role in the passing of key legislation that has supported healthier Canadians as well as vulnerable populations. Her previous roles include Vice President, Philanthropy leading the Strong Kids Campaign at the YMCA of Greater Toronto and Senior Director, Community Involvement for SickKids Foundation. Brett currently serves as President and CEO of TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. In 2017, she served as Interim President. Her community service includes serving as Chair of Evergreen and The Walrus Foundation. He has also volunteered with the Children’s Miracle Network as well as PalCare Network for York Region. He and his family emigrated to Vancouver Island in 1986, becoming proud Canadians shortly after. Annual report for 2017 of the Executive Director of UNICEF. She then was based in Hong Kong for Manulife Financial where she was responsible for building the brand throughout Asia. He is the Co-Founder of Trident Gaming PLC which was sold to Party Gaming PLC in 2006, and Founder and former of CEO Spreed Inc. which developed an end-to-end mobile publishing platform and launched over 500 newspaper apps. Linton’s passion for giving back both personally and professionally has enabled her to develop strong volunteer, donor and organizational relationships that have resulted in successful programs and, more importantly, improved child health and well-being across Canada and the world. Through his commitment to good governance, transparency and advancing organizational excellence, Dave has contributed to the growth and improved performance of organizations, empowering them to better deliver on their promises to children. She dedicated much of her professional life to public service, serving as Chair of the Ontario Trillium Foundation and Senior Advisor to the Premier. In the articles below understand the implications of her shocking career move from an organisation that supports breastfeeding to one that undermines breastfeeding. It engages in providing child advocacy, protecting children with HIV and AIDS, child development and education. Board of Directors 2020-2021 Gulshan Allibhai Board Member since 2018 Gulshan Allibhai, BSW, MSW, has been practicing social work for 22 ... of UNICEF Canada. Bita is Vice President of Philanthropy for The Foundation WCPD, a boutique financial services firm dedicated to wealth creation, preservation and donation through comprehensive money management solutions, insurance products and specialized tax assisted investments. The CAPHC Board of Directors is honoured to recognize UNICEF Canada as the recipient of the 2015 CAPHC Citizenship Award. As a member of UNICEF’s Executive Team, Rowena ensures that UNICEF’s mission activities, which are focused on reaching every child and ensuring their well-being no matter where they are in the world, are well established, leveraged where possible and communicated widely. For more than 20 years, Rowena has brought her strategic focus in the areas of advocacy, engagement, policy, communications and programs to the public and charitable sectors. (ON). Linton Carter, Chief Development Officer, UNICEF Canada. Rowena builds on the strengths of an organization to improve outcomes. He coaches minor hockey in Bedford where he lives with his wife and three children. Chambers President & CEO, Save the Children Canada. Monika began her career in the insurance industry in product development, sales and marketing. These projects help children most urgently in need of assistance. RelSci Relationships. at McGill University. Sign up to receive UNICEF Works, UNICEF's monthly newsletter, along with regular updates on how you can join the fight to make the world better for every child. She has worked in the organization for more than a decade leading education and policy focused work to advance the rights of Canada’s children to develop to their fullest potential, consistent with international human rights standards. Marilyn De Mara is Treasurer, Board of Directors at UNICEF Canada. from Loughborough University, in England, he began his teaching career in 1978. Mabel currently resides in Toronto and is a member of UNICEF Canada’s Women Unlimited. She currently lives in Toronto with her husband, who works in IT, and her son and twin daughters. Pia Rebello Britto. Meet our executive team. Paloma Escudero. Joane is a Partner at KPMG, with over fourteen years of experience working with and specializing in the not-for-profit and public sector. Rowena also served as Ontario’s Chief Reputation Officer for several years, and increased the overall positive impact of the Society’s communications department. A lifelong sportsman, David was a member of the Scottish National rugby squad. In addition to her for-profit boards, Geeta serves as the Chair of the Board of Governors for the University of Calgary, as a board member of UNICEF Canada, to help the world’s most vulnerable and the Palix Foundation supporting the Alberta Family Wellness initiative in the areas of early childhood development, addiction and mental health. RelSci Relationships. E/ICEF/2018/9. Kathy donated a kidney to her sister and was a member of the Organ Donation Committee of the Canadian Council of Donation and Transplantation for many years. Toronto, 14 December 2020 – The Government of Canada today showed significant leadership in the world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a welcome new commitment for COVID-19 tests, treatment and vaccines. Get to know UNICEF Australia's board of directors. In F2019, UNICEF Canada provided $19.9m in support for UNICEF’s international programming and spent $4.4m on advocacy and research in Canada. UNICEF Canada 1 year 8 months Member Board Of Directors UNICEF Canada May 2019 - Present 1 year 8 months. She spearheads innovative fundraising campaigns to reach new and more diverse donors and positions UNICEF Canada as a charity of choice with key donor groups across multiple revenue channels. She also leveraged the solid history of the Society’s hallmark patient programs to enable better client and donor stewardship and engagement. ENGLISH FRANÇAIS ESPAÑOL. About Us; Accountability; Careers; Our Community. Fundraising. Linda Ezergailis is a Managing Director in the Institutional Equities Research group at TD Securities. She is married to a high school teacher and has two sons. UNICEF Survival Gifts® are real gifts with real impact delivered to the children who need them most. David Agnew, Chair of the Board; Marcel Saulnier, Jurisdictional (Federal) Mitch Moneo, Jurisdictional (Western Provinces) Mark Wyatt, Jurisdictional (Western Provinces) Stephen Samis, Jurisdictional (Territories) Patrick Dicerni, Jurisdictional (Ontario) Jeannine Lagassé, Jurisdictional (Atlantic Provinces) Chewe Luo. Board of Directors Joanna Kerr is President and CEO of Tides Canada, a leading national charity that enables community-led transformation advancing environmental, social, and economic justice in Canada. 1. James and his wife Sue, have two children. Host Your Own Fundraiser; UNICEF Canada Galas; Corporate Engagement; Leadership Giving & Major Gifts; UNICEF on Campus; Halloween Heroes. He has extensive oil and gas experience in leadership roles at public oil and gas companies. Dave Spedding is the Chief Operating Officer of UNICEF Canada, a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to helping children around the world survive, thrive and reach their full potential. Bita holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from McGill University, a Master of Business Administration from SMU and Chartered Investment Manager designation from the Canadian Securities Institute. She has advised health system stakeholders at all levels of government in Canada and internationally. The Executive Board is made up of 36 Member States, elected to three-year terms by the Economic and Social Council, with the following regional allocation: Africa (8 seats), Asia (7), Eastern Europe (4), Latin America and Caribbean (5) and Western Europe and Others (12). Katrina is a believer in measured results, radical creativity and using technology to improve workflow. James’ other Scotiabank roles included Executive Vice President, Retail Distribution, Canadian Banking, Senior Vice President, Ontario Region, Managing Director and Head of Scotia Private Client Group, and a range of roles across Marketing, Financial and Estate Planning, and Insurance. Heidi has also served as a volunteer with numerous community organizations including the Waterloo Region’s Child & Youth Advocacy Centres (Campaign Chair) and as a long-standing Board member with the Kitchener Waterloo Counseling Services. Biography. UNICEF is not funded by the UN. Member, Board of Directors at UNICEF Canada. They live in Toronto with their daughter and son. Overview. He holds an MBA from Richard Ivey School of Business and an economics degree from Western University. Hilary Gumbel. Number of Boards. Mabel is a Managing Director at Brookfield Asset Management, a global asset... Helen Burstyn, C.M. Leadership: Executive Directors and Executive Board UNICEF Executive Directors. Helen has enjoyed a 40-year career in government, business, academia, broadcasting and community service. Jamie is BMO Financial Group’s Regional President for Atlantic Canada. Serving on a number of other boards, he has always maintained a passion for education and for helping young people to be their best. Onome Ako, Director. UNICEF Canada. For almost 25 years, Dave has brought his vision, commitment and experience leading large-scale philanthropy and business operations to non-profit organizations across Canada. This award was establishe As a member of the executive leadership team at UNICEF Canada, Dave provides critical guidance and oversight to the organization, ensuring it delivers on its mandate to help vulnerable children in the most efficient, effective and timely manner. Monika is an experienced senior executive with an extensive career in the financial services industry and in 2019 was a recipient of the Top 100 Canada’s Most Powerful Women award by Women’s Executive Network (WXN), for her efforts to advance women in leadership by breaking down barriers for future generations. Before joining Scotiabank, James spent 10 years with American Express. She is passionate about volunteering in the community and is actively involved in different capacities. Heidi took part in The Philanthropy Workshop, a strategic philanthropy course, in 2014-2015. 3. Geeta serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for Daytona Power Co., as well as serves on the Board of Directors of Pipestone Energy Corp. Relationships. Bita Cattelan is on the board of UNICEF Canada. She also received the YWCA Women of Distinction Award for Community Leadership and the Provincial Citizenship Award for Volunteer Service. Kathy earned a D.E.C. Board members adhere to UNICEF Canada’s confidentiality and conflict of interest policies. His guiding light has forever been kindness and his aims have always been to help develop first-class human beings. Collaborating with government, institutions, civil society, researchers and Mabel is a Managing Director at Brookfield Asset Management, a global asset manager with over $350 billion of assets, focused on real estate, infrastructure, renewable energy and private equity. Dave is a volunteer with the Imagine Canada peer review committee serving as a member of their team that reviews and evaluates other charities that apply to the Imagine Canada Standards Program. He is a Chartered Accountant and is a graduate of the University of Lethbridge. Dave completed his certificate in Broadcast Journalism at Loyalist College in his hometown of Belleville, Ontario. Board of Directors Chris Simard (AB) Vice Chair and Treasurer. Linton Carter joined UNICEF Canada in February 2017 with more than 25 years’ experience in developing donor relationships, generating revenue and motivating staff and volunteers and creating impact within the charitable sector. Ann Sherry AO (Chair) Ann is one of Australia's leading business executives with a career that … Mabel joined Brookfield in 2007 and has held various senior finance positions during that time, and today is responsible for finance and corporate operations in the Brookfield Infrastructure Group. Stanley Zlotkin Chief, Centre for Global Child Health, SickKids ... Amref Health Africa in Canada. 1. and LL.B. Carol J. Hamilton. His volunteer work includes serving on the board of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. David was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. A diverse group of leaders from the medical, legal and business communities, the UNICEF Canada Board of Directors exercises overall responsibility for the policies, programs and direction of the organization and provides advice and counsel on a broad range of policy and operational matters. UNICEF Canada is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and maintains regional offices in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. Monika earned a bachelor’s degree from York University and an MBA from Queen’s University. Addendum: Report on the implementation of the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system and the Integrated Results and Resources Framework of the UNICEF Strategic Plan, 2014-2017 RelSci Relationships are individuals Katrina German likely has professional access to. Based in Halifax, he leads the Private Wealth Management business across the Atlantic Provinces. In 2019, UNICEF Canada spent 40% of total program spending on Highest Priority Needs projects. Prior to joining UNICEF Canada, Dave led fundraising efforts and expanded the reach of several prominent non-profit organizations, including Save the Children Canada, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Toronto, United Way and the MS Society of Canada. Mindy Grossman. View Relationship Details. Katrina is in the CBC Future 40 Under 40, has won the YWCA Women of Distinction Award for Entrepreneurship, Startup Canada Prairie Award for Innovation, represented Canada at the G20 YEA Summit in Berlin, Germany and won the prestigious International Women in Tech award for “Women in Communications”. Previously, James spent 22 years at Scotiabank, including his most recent role as Executive Vice President, Canadian Banking. Chris practices law in Calgary as a senior partner at Bennett Jones LLP, a national business law firm. Programme and policy matters. Sign up to receive UNICEF Works, UNICEF's monthly newsletter, along with regular updates on how you can join the fight to make the world better for every child. William B. He is a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada and the Chair of its Regional Membership Committee - Prairies. David Morley is the CEO of the UNICEF Canada. She has also served on the board of many other not-for-profits, including the Toronto Public Library Foundation, the Canadian Opera Company, LEAP: The Pecaut Centre for Social Impact, TIFF and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). View Relationship Details. Kathy is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, Co-Chair of its Investment Committee, and member of the Executive, Governance, and Nomination Committees. (Hons) at the University of Aberdeen and his teaching degree (P.G.C.E.) Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-being. She is a seasoned executive, leader and strategist who has reached millions of people through digital storytelling and online media. Ann Veneman, controversial former Executive Director of Unicef, joins Nestlé Board Ann Veneman, Unicef executive director from 2005 to 2010, will join the Nestlé board of directors next month. in Science, B.Sc. Rowena Pinto is the Chief Program Officer for UNICEF Canada, leading efforts to promote the rights and well-being of children in Canada and around the world. Overview. (Honours), B.C.L. ©CanadaHelps 2020. Originally from Montreal, Rowena holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Public Administration from Concordia University. She established the Fairmont Foundation in 2013 to help individuals and groups in her hometown of Hamilton and community groups in the Waterloo Region overcome obstacles and live fuller, healthier lives. She is responsible for strategy, oversight and execution of all Grafton’s business and operating units. Joaquin Duato. Helen was invested as a Member of the Order of Canada in 2017 in recognition of her leadership of charitable and public institutions supporting arts and culture, education, health, and the environment. Prior to TORC, Brett was the President & Chief Executive Officer of Result Energy Inc. Whether it is funding projects that transform communities for generations or responding to an urgent emergency, major gifts ensure that UNICEF Canada continues to defend children’s rights to a safe and happy childhood. Prior to joining UNICEF Canada, she was Chief Development Officer at Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, overseeing fundraising and grants, and leading its successful $60M National Campaign for Child Welfare. She works effectively in partnership with her colleagues and stakeholders to engage UNICEF’s supporters in order to increase UNICEF’s impact both internationally and domestically. Board Chair. Board of Directors. Previously she was the Vice President of Finance & Treasurer of Ascend Canada, the President of the Management Alumni Association at U of T at Scarborough, and was named as one of the 2016 Arbor Award recipients from The University of Toronto for her contribution to the University. Robert T. Brown. UNICEF Canada Media Centre: get in touch with one of our Communications staff for timely and newsworthy information about current events concerning the world's children. James is a graduate of Queen’s University and has completed both the Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School of Business and the Senior Executive Programme at the London Business School in London, England. View Marilyn De Mara’s professional profile on Relationship Science, the database of decision makers. Monika serves on the Advisory board of the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University and the Advisory Board  of the Intact Centre for Climate Adaptation. Directors and advisers Mark Beatty. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. He is currently a Senior Advisor with McKinsey and Company, sits on the Supervisory Board of Maduro and Curiel’s Bank (MCB) Curacao, the Board of Governors of CI Financial, and the St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation board. UNICEF International's income was $6.4b USD. She then joined the conglomerate Imasco and became Vice-President and Corporate Secretary. Linda has been responsible for setting forth TDSI's investment recommendations about energy infrastructure publicly traded equities to clients since she joined the organization in 2003. Jamie began his career as a consultant specializing in analytics, business productivity, succession and compensation. Prior to her tenure at Brookfield, Mabel worked in the audit and assurance practice of Deloitte and Touche LLP in Vancouver. Joane Mui is on the board of UNICEF Canada. Under Dave’s leadership, UNICEF Canada became one of the first 100 charities in Canada to have received the Imagine Canada Standard’s Accreditation, which measure good governance, transparency and best practices. Has professional access to lives around the globe, have two children conflict of interest policies history of the National... 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