Marie manages the SVX investor community’s education, advisory, transaction and engagement activities and partnership projects. She previously led several initiatives for impact ventures at MaRS, including SVX Pre-Flight, a mentorship program and analysis of SVX issuers.
Prior to MaRS, Marie supported entrepreneurs at program-implementing and grant-making organizations. That included experience with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees and the Mennonite Economic Development Associates in Tanzania. She most recently worked at the Mastercard Foundation, contributing to the Youth Livelihoods portfolio, while also supporting research and new initiative development. Marie graduated from the University of British Columbia with an honours bachelor of science in resource economics.