DANNY GLENWRIGHT

PRESIDENT AND CEO

Danny Glenwright is the President and CEO of Save the Children Canada. A journalist by training, Danny has more than 18 years of experience in the non-profit and media sectors in Canada and internationally – and his work has taken him to more than 75 countries. This includes a stint as managing editor of the Gender Links news service in South Africa, a role with the United Nations in Palestine, and media training experience in Sierra Leone, Namibia, and Rwanda. He was also previously the executive director of Action Against Hunger Canada, the managing editor of Xtra newspaper and The Philanthropist, and the executive director of Journalists for Human Rights. Danny holds a master’s degree in international development from Italy’s Pavia University and a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University. He has written extensively about LGBTQ and gender issues, media literacy and Canada’s role in international development and he lives in Toronto with his husband.

 

 

SARAH MATTE

CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

After 8 years with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Toronto, Sarah Matte joined Save the Children in 2006. Since then, she has held numerous key roles within the fundraising team which led her to her role as Chief Development Officer. Sarah has developed a keen understanding of the importance of relationship building and believes it is the cornerstone of an effective fundraising strategy.  She is a strong believer in empowering individuals to take their ideas to the next level and working in an inclusive and collaborative way to support the organization’s strategy.

 

CONRAD PRINCE

SENIOR DIRECTOR DECOLONIZATION AND ANTI-RACISM

Conrad Prince is an Anishnabe/Caribbean and a member of Sagkeeng First Nation (Treaty # 1) in Manitoba and was adopted into a white Canadian family. Conrad co-chairs a national committee dedicated to examining children’s aid issues and is one of the founders of a non-profit organization, Connecting Will All my Relations, which offers assistance to trans-racial adoptees.

He considers himself to be a social justice advocate and has dedicated a significant amount of time, energy and passion to speaking out against the Indigenous adoption and foster care removal system for over 15 years. He is trained in Criminology and Sociology.

 

LEWIS ARCHER

DIRECTOR, NATIONAL RECONCILIATION PROGRAM

Lewis Archer has been with Save the Children since 2017. He has held several positions within Save the Children’s National Reconciliation Program, an Indigenous and child rights program supporting Indigenous communities and organizations. When Lewis moved to Canada from the UK, he was astonished to see the historical and ongoing injustices faced by Indigenous communities. This propelled him to use his existing climate change background to work in partnership with First Nation, Inuit and Metis communities across Turtle Island, with a focus on reconciliation and climate change issues. Lewis has spearheaded numerous climate change initiatives within international development organizations focused on children. He also authored peer-reviewed papers on climate change in Nunavut and co-authored a chapter in a book that explores the connection between mental health and climate change for First Nation children in Manitoba. Lewis holds a degree in International Development and Non-Profit Management, as well as a Masters in Geography from McGill University in Montreal.  

 

RACHEL LOGEL-CARMICHAEL

DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS AND PARTNERSHIPS

Rachel has worked with Save the Children for the last 4 years, leading the humanitarian team and overseeing humanitarian strategy, operations and programs to ensure coherence across the organization’s humanitarian and emergency work. Rachel has worked in the field of humanitarian affairs, emergency response and development for the last 20 years, with Community Based Organizations and International NGOs, in both Canada and overseas in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia.

She has significant field experience working in and leading humanitarian operations and programming in Gaza, northern Sri Lanka, northern Uganda, DRC, Somalia, South Sudan, and Jordan, and managing development programming in East and West Africa, as well as undertaking deployments in notable locations like North Korea. Beyond programming, Rachel has a keen interest in Government relations and has built, and led many policy and advocacy initiatives. She values partnership, currently leading as co-chair of the Humanitarian Response Network of Canada (HRN), acting as a Program Advisory member of several academic institutions, and supporting SC Canada’s relationship with the Humanitarian Coalition.

Rachel has studied International Humanitarian Law, International Development and Child Rights at a variety of institutions and has completed the Executive Education program at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

 

NICOLE CAMPAGNA

DIRECTOR, PEOPLE AND OPERATIONS

Nicole Campagna is a senior HR Leader with a passion for collaborating with leaders in innovative organizations with a strong purpose; to make their people strategy & vision a reality. With 20 years of progressive experience and extensive knowledge in Human Resources, Nicole has been responsible for many aspects of the HR function at the operational and strategic level. She is responsible for defining and implementing Save the Children Canada’s strategic approach to talent management and operations that is based on best practices and aligns with, and supports, our organizational commitments to diversity, inclusion, equity and anti-racism.

Nicole is also the founder of How Women, a supportive community and network of women to support their leadership journey of professional and personal growth. The community was founded with the main purpose of bringing like-minded women together that share similar goals in hopes that they will motivate and inspire each other to achieve their goals and rise to their full potential.

Nicole holds a Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University, a Certificate of Human Resources from Ryerson University and a Certificate of Advance HR Law from Osgoode Law Professional School of Development.

 

KERSTI KAHAR

DIRECTOR, DIRECT MARKETING

Kersti is a Senior Fundraising and Marketing leader with two decades of experience driving revenue and audience growth & diversification through integrated marketing programs.  Prior to her role with Save the Children Canada, she was the Senior Director, Annual & Leadership Giving at Ryerson University.  Kersti’s professional experience in the not-for-profit sector included Director level roles with CNIB, UNICEF Canada and Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

Her innovative and data-driven strategic thinking approach is implemented in her role with the Direct Marketing team, as well as in her work at the Senior Leadership table.  Kersti has a long history of meaningful community involvement and volunteerism, for instance, a board member for over five years with Trinity Square Café, an organization that supports adults recovering from mental health conditions.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Guelph and a post-graduate certificate in Corporate Communications from Seneca College.

 

HANY NOWAIR

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FINANCE

Hany Nowair has been with Save the Children Canada since May 2016. He started as the financial controller where he focused on internal controls and financial accuracy, In his role as Executive director of Finance, he is responsible for the development of the organization’s financial management strategy.

Hany has more than 20 years of experience leading finance teams in highly complex business environments with worldwide footprints. As the finance leader of the organization, he plays a key role in strategic and business transformation initiatives in support of the organization’s mission and maximizing our impact while ensuring internal controls are in place to adequately safeguard the company’s assets and financial health through strategic and operational management. Hany is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) in Canada and Egypt and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), he holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Business Administration.