Senior Fellow (SiG National), Fmr. President and CEO of The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
Tim Brodhead was President and Chief Executive Officer of The J. W. McConnell Family Foundation from 1995-2011. He recently retired his position and is engaged with SiG as a Senior Fellow. Prior to joining the Foundation he was Executive Director of the Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC), a national organization representing over 120 non-profit Canadian international development agencies. Mr. Brodhead attended McGill University and subsequently spent five years in Africa with the Canadian organization CUSO. He went on to do international development work in Africa and South Asia and co-founded Inter Pares, an Ottawa-based non-government organization. In a voluntary capacity, he has served on a number of boards, and currently sits on those of Vartana, the ETC Group (formerly Rural Advancement Foundation International). He is past Chair of Philanthropic Foundations Canada, the national association of Canadian independent foundations, former Board member of the United Way/Centraide de Montréal, Calmeadow Foundation and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). In 2001, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada. In June 2002, he received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Carleton University in Ottawa and another in 2005 from Dalhousie University.
Tim Brodhead can be reached via email at: email@example.com