Our Champions Circle is a group of visionary leaders who are building the field and ecosystem for social innovation to grow and thrive in the city.They work in a variety of sectors and disciplines. Our Champions help make possible HUB’s field-building work and experiences including: increasing awareness of benefits of impact investing, educating startups about B Corp certification, Ottawa’s growing creative economy, among others. The HUB is helping to build the field of social innovation alongside our Champions.
Retired CEO, Community Foundation of Ottawa
Pastor of The Journey and Founder of The New Commons
President and CEO, Colleges and Institutes Canada
Chair of the Board, Ottawa Centre Eco District
Founder and President, OpenConcept
Royal York Capital
E.T. Jackson & Associates
President and CEO, Hydro Ottawa
Principal, George Brown Law
Michael Van Aanhout
Principal at Sleeping Lion Consulting, Inc.
Telfer School of Management
Program Director, Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, Carleton University
Director, Carleton Centre for Community Innovation