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Evelyne Guindon, board chair

Associate Director, Oxford HR (Ottawa, ON)

about Evelyne

Evelyne Guindon has over 25 years of experience working with international non-governmental organizations on a wide range of issues, including sexual and reproductive health and rights, nutrition, natural resource management, and health, as well as humanitarian responses. She has held leadership roles in several organizations, including Vice President of International Programs at CARE Canada, CEO of Cuso International, and Managing Director of Women Deliver Canada. She is currently Associate Director at Oxford HR and a lecturer at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, and Chair of Informed Opinions.

Ahmed Irfan

Enterprise Climate Strategy & Governance, Royal Bank of Canada (Toronto, ON)

about Ahmed

Ahmed Irfan is a social impact and strategy leader with experience across the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. He is currently a member of Royal Bank of Canada’s Enterprise Climate Strategy team and previously led the strategy function at Nutrition International. Irfan has a background in management consulting, delivering impact-focused projects for clients across Africa, Asia, and North America; and producing thought leadership on topics such as systems approaches to advancing inclusive economic growth. He is originally from the Maldives where he led a human rights advocacy organization and worked in the UN system.

Amos Ojebiyi

Senior Policy Analyst at Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) (Toronto, Ontario)

about Amos

Amos Ojebiyi is a risk and finance professional with over thirteen years of experience in financial sector regulation, finance, and management consulting. He currently works with the Credit Unions and Insurance Policy team at the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA). His work focuses on financial system stability, macroprudential regulations, and financial sector reforms. Amos co-founded the Society of Students Chartered Accountants (SSCA), a campus-based non-government organization with a vision to ensure financial probity among student bodies.

Beth Gillis, treasurer

Finance Officer, CHEO Research Institute (Ottawa, ON)

about Beth

Beth Gillis is a finance professional with a CPA, CMA designation. Sheh has worked as a Finance Officer at the CHEO Research Institute in Ottawa for the past five years, providing financial administration for a wide range of research grants under her portfolio. Prior to coming to Ottawa, Beth lived in Halifax and worked in the finance department of a private telecommunications company. Beth brings extensive experience in financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting to Results’ Board of Directors.

Brenda Okorogba

Founder of Momentswithbren Consulting (Ontario)

about Brenda

Brenda Okorogba is a Learning Experience Designer, Strategy and Growth Advisor, and Community Builder dedicated to fostering collective liberation and prosperity. For over a decade, she has collaborated with diverse stakeholders on learning solutions, community-based initiatives, and social change. At Momentswithbren Consulting, Brenda supports clients through training, strategic advising, and outcome-driven programming. With a background spanning Africa and North and Central America, Brenda brings a unique and innovative approach, embracing experimentation and data-driven decision making. In Ghana, she led economic empowerment and community mobilization initiatives funded by Global Affairs Canada, advancing Canada's Feminist International Assistance Policy and championing human rights, gender equality, and social justice.

Chiamaka Ifediora-Nwosisi

Business Development & Partnerships for Code for Canada (Calgary, Alberta)

about Chiamaka

Chiamaka Ifediora-Nwosisi is an accomplished International Business Development Executive with over 20 years of multi-sector experience. Chiamaka’s exceptional leadership skills and ability to think outside the box, build lasting relationships, and develop game changing ideas have propelled businesses in 13 countries to new heights. She currently works for Code for Canada. She brings a unique blend of business acumen, strategic thinking, and commitment to social causes. Her commitment to social justice is evident through her extensive work with grassroots advocacy groups and NGOs in Nigeria. She works tirelessly to raise awareness and collaborates with stakeholders to effect real change. Chiamaka grew up in Lagos, Nigeria providing her with a unique perspective on social issues. She now lives in Calgary, Alberta with her family.

Elizabeth Dove

Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network Canada (Toronto, ON)

about Elizabeth

Elizabeth Dove is Executive Director of the UN Global Compact (UNGC) Network Canada. UNGC is dedicated to assisting Canadian organizations with the advancement of the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact and the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Prior to UNGC, Elizabeth has worked as senior staff and consultant on advancing health issues, empowerment of women and youth, the arts, and international development. She also enjoys teaching and mentoring to grow Canada's network of social impact and sustainability leaders.

Elizabeth holds the McGill-McConnell Master of Management for National Voluntary (Non-Profit) Sector Leaders and was a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for her work on social justice issues.

Emrul Hasan

Vice President of Program Effectiveness and Quality, Plan Canada (Toronto, ON)

about Emrul

Emrul Hasan is currently working at Plan Canada as the Vice President of Program Effectiveness and Quality, responsible for leading the Program Effectiveness unit, Gender Equality unit, Technical Quality unit, and Policy and Advocacy unit. He is also a member of CSO Partnership Advisory Group (CPAG) to advise Global Affairs Canada on the implementation of CSO Partnership Policy.

Janet Butler-McPhee

Co-Executive Director of the HIV Legal Network (Toronto, ON)

about Janet

Based in Toronto, Janet Butler-McPhee has been working in the non-profit sector for more than fifteen years. She is currently the Director of Communications and Advocacy at the HIV Legal Network. Janet was the Communications Director for the Reproductive Health Access, Information, and Services in Emergencies (RAISE) Initiative and the Averting Maternal Death and Disability Program at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City. Her work focused on public health advocacy and communications in support of reproductive rights and care in development and humanitarian contexts.

Jenn Wani

Co-founder of the South Sudanese Youth of Canada (Regina, SK)

about Jenn

Jennifer Wani is a young leader from Regina, Saskatchewan whose position on Results Canada’s Board of Directors is being supported by Girls on Boards. Launched in 2017 with the support of Department of Women and Gender Equality, Girls on Boards places community-minded, motivated, and trained young women non-profit governance boards in communities across Canada. Jennifer served as a leader on Luther College High School’s Student Representative Council. She is actively engaged in volunteering in her community and has already served as a volunteer with numerous non-profit organizations. She is a Co-founder of the South Sudanese Youth of Canada, a non-profit, nongovernmental organization. She’s been engaged as a youth leader and spokesperson at the national level, covering topics on gender equality, feminism, youth engagement, and activism.

Rafael Hernández

Manager of Finance and Facilities Management at Amnesty International Canada (Ottawa, ON)

about Rafael

Based in Ottawa, Rafael brings with him over 15 years of experience in the international aid and development sector, having worked in Tanzania, Zambia, Morocco, and Senegal. At Amnesty International Canada, he oversees financial operations and ensures compliance with regulatory standards. Prior to this, Rafael served as the Head of Finance & Administration at GIZ, the German development agency, in offices in Senegal and the Palestinian Territories. In this role, Rafael provided strategic financial leadership, guided financial initiatives, and significantly enhanced the operational efficiency of the offices. His work has been instrumental in promoting governance and accountability within the organization.

Sebastian Muermann

Government Relations and Membership Manager at Imagine Canada (Montréal, Québec)

about Sebastian

Sebastian (he/him) is a civic organizer, community volunteer and presently serves as Government Relations and Membership Manager at
Imagine Canada. His work focuses on improving the health and working environment for hundreds of Canadian charities and non-profits. He has successfully amended federal legislation affecting charitable partnerships with non-qualified donees and works across several policy files. In his free time, he works with several organizations to push for anti-poverty and anti-discrimination legislation. Sebastian has a background in multilateral and humanitarian affairs, with a former life as a federal public servant at Global Affairs Canada. He is an alumnus of the inaugural cohort of the Max Bell School at McGill University, as well as the University of Ottawa as a Loran Scholar. Sebastian is based in Montréal, Québec.

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