Previously, James spent 22 years at Scotiabank, including his most recent role as Executive Vice President, Canadian Banking. 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. In 1993, he moved to the leadership of Shawnigan Lake School. William B. Joane is a Partner at KPMG, with over fourteen years of experience working with and specializing in the not-for-profit and public sector. He is a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada and the Chair of its Regional Membership Committee - Prairies. The Board consists of seven members, five of whom are independent. Stanley Zlotkin Chief, Centre for Global Child Health, SickKids ... Amref Health Africa in Canada. 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. James and his wife Sue, have two children. Kathy is a member of the Governing Board of Mackay Centre School for severely disabled children and was instrumental in obtaining government funding for a state-of-the-art building. Linda has a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Waterloo (graduating with a Silver Medal) and a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. He has also volunteered with the Children’s Miracle Network as well as PalCare Network for York Region. David Morley is the CEO of the UNICEF Canada. 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. Current members of the National Board of Directors of the Executive Leadership are Linton Carter, Rowena Pinto and Dave Spedding. He has extensive oil and gas experience in leadership roles at public oil and gas companies. William B. Member, Board of Directors at UNICEF Canada. 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”. Biography. Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-being. 36. Email: info@unicef.ie, Phone: +353 1 878 3000 | UNICEF Ireland, 33 Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin D01 R283 | Charity Number: 5616 | Company Number: 37112 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). Bita Cattelan is on the board of UNICEF Canada. She is responsible for strategy, oversight and execution of all Grafton’s business and operating units. His wife has also worked in the non-profit sector for 20 years. She grew up in Toronto where she now lives with her husband Jeff and two daughters, and considers herself to be a global citizen. 1. He is a Chartered Accountant and is a graduate of the University of Lethbridge. A forward and inclusive leader with a knack for powering organizations in their philanthropic efforts, Linton possesses a deep commitment to children. Board of Directors. Lisa Wolff is Director, Policy and Education at UNICEF Canada. She then held senior marketing and operations roles at software and e-commerce companies where she was responsible for customer acquisition in Canada, the US and Australia. UNICEF International's income was $6.4b USD. 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. Chris practices law in Calgary as a senior partner at Bennett Jones LLP, a national business law firm. He and his family emigrated to Vancouver Island in 1986, becoming proud Canadians shortly after. Number of Boards. A strategic thinker with the discipline to maximize resources for results, Dave plays a fundamental role in ensuring UNICEF Canada remains a top organization for Canadians looking to help children around the world. 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. Lauren Rumble. David was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. Learn more about Halloween Heroes; Make a Gift; Support a Halloween Hero; Who We Are. Number of Boards. 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. Biography. In 2017, she served as Interim President. Gary M. Cohen. 36. 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. 1. After completing his M.A. 36. 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. Chambers President & CEO, Save the Children 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. 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. Meet UNICEF's Ireland Board of Directors. The composition of the board, whose members are elected, is chosen to reflect a broad range of expertise, with all members having a strong and demonstrated commitment to the world’s most vulnerable children. Jamie is BMO Financial Group’s Regional President for Atlantic Canada. 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. Stephen Smith, Chairman. She is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, Sierra Club Canada Foundation as well as a Trustee of the McCord Museum Foundation. He has been at the forefront of UNICEF Canada’s fundraising response to several global emergencies, ensuring Canadian support is directed to those who need it most. This includes support for UNICEF to procure up to 3 million courses of novel COVID-19 antibody therapeutics as soon as clinical trials and regulatory approvals … Rowena also served as Ontario’s Chief Reputation Officer for several years, and increased the overall positive impact of the Society’s communications department. She then joined the conglomerate Imasco and became Vice-President and Corporate Secretary. 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 also received the YWCA Women of Distinction Award for Community Leadership and the Provincial Citizenship Award for Volunteer Service. She also leveraged the solid history of the Society’s hallmark patient programs to enable better client and donor stewardship and engagement. 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. Rowena builds on the strengths of an organization to improve outcomes. Collectively, the Board of Directors has extensive experience in mortgage lending, real estate, strategic planning, governance and finance. 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. She currently lives in Toronto with her husband, who works in IT, and her son and twin daughters. 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. in Science, B.Sc. Her community service includes serving as Chair of Evergreen and The Walrus Foundation. 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. Relationships. 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. Board of Directors. Heidi has had the chance to travel to Ethiopia and Indonesia with the 25th Team members, and UNICEF. She has advised health system stakeholders at all levels of government in Canada and internationally. View Raksha Bhayana’s professional profile on Relationship Science, the database of decision makers. 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. Our Board of Directors. Board members adhere to UNICEF Canada’s confidentiality and conflict of interest policies. Fundraising. Raksha Bhayana is Former Member, Board of Directors at UNICEF Canada. Prior to TORC, Brett was the President & Chief Executive Officer of Result Energy Inc. 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. She is a seasoned executive, leader and strategist who has reached millions of people through digital storytelling and online media. E/ICEF/2018/9. 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). This award was establishe She recently retired from the role of Chief Strategy Officer for Intact Financial where she spent the past decade contributing to the company’s growth as Canada’s leading P&C insurance company, and a leader in North American Specialty insurance. She sits on the Hospital’s Council for Services to Children and Adolescents and its Executive Committee. 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. Annual report for 2017 of the Executive Director of UNICEF. Programme and policy matters. Chris practices law in Calgary as a senior partner at Bennett Jones LLP, a national... Mabel Wong (ON) John A Herrmann, Jr. Franklin W. Hobbs. Dave completed his certificate in Broadcast Journalism at Loyalist College in his hometown of Belleville, Ontario. Over her career, she has raised the profile of organizations through strategic communications efforts and brand engagement. Relationships. She then was based in Hong Kong for Manulife Financial where she was responsible for building the brand throughout Asia. 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. A prolific international speaker, commentator, human rights advocate and mobilizer, David has more than thirty years of experience advancing children’s rights and sustainable development on the world stage. Each life-saving gift can be dedicated to family, friends, or anyone you wish to honour, and includes your choice of an electronic or printed card. 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. Originally from Montreal, Rowena holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Public Administration from Concordia University. Kathy earned a D.E.C. UNICEF Canada 1 year 8 months Member Board Of Directors UNICEF Canada May 2019 - Present 1 year 8 months. Prior to her tenure at Brookfield, Mabel worked in the audit and assurance practice of Deloitte and Touche LLP in Vancouver. David Morley is the President and CEO of UNICEF Canada, a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to helping children around the world survive, thrive and reach their full potential. Chewe Luo. Rowena began her career in Ottawa in the federal government. Overview. He coaches minor hockey in Bedford where he lives with his wife and three children. Chambers, Director ... Unicef Canada. Member, Board of Directors at UNICEF Canada. Biography. 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. In addition to her role as a Board member of UNICEF Canada, Joane is also a guest lecturer at York University and the University of Toronto. Ann Sherry AO (Chair) Ann is one of Australia's leading business executives with a career that … and LL.B. It engages in providing child advocacy, protecting children with HIV and AIDS, child development and education. Brett currently serves as President and CEO of TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. Before joining Scotiabank, James spent 10 years with American Express. 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. 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. Meet our executive team. RelSci Relationships are individuals Bita Cattelan likely has professional access to. 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. 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. 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. 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) from Loughborough University, in England, he began his teaching career in 1978. UNICEF Survival Gifts® are real gifts with real impact delivered to the children who need them most. She has also played a significant role in the passing of key legislation that has supported healthier Canadians as well as vulnerable populations. RelSci Relationships. She credits her start with Correctional Service Canada in igniting her interest and passion in social policy, supporting vulnerable populations and citizen engagement in government. Board of Directors Chris Simard (AB) RelSci Relationships are individuals Katrina German likely has professional access to. Mabel holds a CPA, CA designation and a Bachelor of Commerce degree with honours in finance and accounting, from the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. 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. Based in Halifax, he leads the Private Wealth Management business across the Atlantic Provinces. She has been honoured as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women, Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People and Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40. Jamie is a committed supporter of the Chefs for UNICEF Water for Life Gala and is himself an aspiring chef and avid golfer. Vice Chair and Treasurer. UNICEF is administered by a Executive Director under policies, including the determination of programmes and allocation of funds, established by an Executive Board in accordance with such principles as may be laid down by the Economic and Social Council. He also consults for schools in different parts of the world as well helping leaders with their growth and development. (Hons) at the University of Aberdeen and his teaching degree (P.G.C.E.) Heidi is a philanthropist and leadership volunteer, with a focus on education and mental health. Linda Ezergailis | Canada | Member Board Of Directors at UNICEF Canada | 500+ connections | View Linda's homepage, profile, activity, articles CanadaHelps is a registered charity | Charity Registration Number: 896568417RR0001 Accessibility Contact Us 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. 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. Monika earned a bachelor’s degree from York University and an MBA from Queen’s University. Directors and advisers Mark Beatty. Geeta is the Co-founder and President of Grafton Asset Management, a ~$1B energy investment firm based in Calgary Alberta. Monika began her career in the insurance industry in product development, sales and marketing. Relationships. 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. Member, Board of Directors at UNICEF Canada. 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. Mabel currently resides in Toronto and is a member of UNICEF Canada’s Women Unlimited. Carol J. Hamilton. Prior to Unicef UK, Claire worked at Save the Children International and Unilever delivering in global, local and regional Director roles. Katrina German is on the board of UNICEF Canada. RelSci Relationships. Linton completed her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Women’s Studies from Bishop’s University, a Postgraduate Certificate in Public Relations from Humber College and has served on the Bishop’s University Foundation board as Chair of the Development Committee and on the Asperger’s Society of Ontario board. Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-being, Linton Carter, Chief Development Officer, UNICEF Canada, Rowena Pinto, Chief Program Officer, UNICEF Canada, Dave Spedding, Chief Operating Officer, UNICEF Canada. Helen has enjoyed a 40-year career in government, business, academia, broadcasting and community service. Joaquin Duato. UNICEF is not funded by the UN. He writes and has spoken on numerous restructuring and energy law issues at conferences of the Canadian Energy Law Foundation, the Canadian Bar Association and the Annual Review of Insolvency Law. A lifelong sportsman, David was a member of the Scottish National rugby squad. Overview. Prior to equities research, she worked for the Boston Consulting Group as a strategy consultant and Imperial Oil in engineering and finance roles. at McGill University. ENGLISH FRANÇAIS ESPAÑOL. UNICEF Canada is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and maintains regional offices in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. Leadership: Executive Directors and Executive Board UNICEF Executive Directors. 3. Cornelius Williams. A passionate advocate of strong schools and character education, David led Shawnigan through a period of unprecedented growth and development for 25 years until 2018 when he retired. Pia Rebello Britto. 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. Previously, he was the President & Chief Executive Officer of TriStar Oil & Gas Ltd. from 2006 until 2009. She works with fixed income and other colleagues when formulating industry and company outlooks. Katrina launched her new book, “Action Tracking: Master your Digital 2 Marketing Strategy in Under 30 Days” and has appeared as a tech expert on TV shows around Canada including “The Social”. Mindy Grossman. UNICEF 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 Canada operates as a non-profit humanitarian organization. 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. Claire is the Vice Chair of the Board, and Chair of the Safeguarding Committee, at her local school and is the author of the book Work-Life Symbiosis: The Model for Happiness and Balance. Board Chair. Joane Mui is on the board of UNICEF Canada. James McPhedran is a Financial Services Executive and Board Director. Serving on a number of other boards, he has always maintained a passion for education and for helping young people to be their best. 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