Board of Directors
Carter Consulting Ltd.
Leslie has over 20 years experience in brand management and marketing at leading CPG, Retail, and Professional Services companies and is currently a principal consultant at Carter Consulting Ltd. She has been a member of Action Against Hunger Board of Directors since 2016.
National Bank of Canada Financial Markets
Andrew has over 25 years of M&A advisory and investment banking experience together with extensive experience in domestic and international financing and securitization transactions. Prior to joining National Bank Financial Markets in 2000, Andrew worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions group at Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette and KPMG in London. Andrew is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
RBC Global Asset Management
Stephanie has over ten years’ experience in the investment and financial services industries. She currently works at RBC Global Asset Management, where she focuses on investing in Canadian corporate debt. Stephanie also held various roles at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and State Street Bank & Trust. Stephanie holds an MBA from the Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor's degree in finance and accounting with a Minor in economics from Western University. She has been a member of Action Against Hunger’s Board of Directors since 2019.
Principal & CEO
Teal and Co.
With over 20 years of experience as a strategy expert, Val Cambre is the Principal & CEO of Teal & Co. As a leader in Human Resources and Talent Management, Val has enjoyed sharing her passion by teaching in the Human Resources Management Certificate program at Sheridan College, and has been a member of Action Against Hunger’s Board of Directors since 2018.
Heather Fisher is an associate at Gowling WLG, practising in the firm’s Advocacy department. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation, including product liability, municipal liability and class actions, as well as insolvency and restructuring law. Her experience also extends to administrative tribunals, including representing clients at the Landlord and Tenant Board and various university tribunals. She is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School, where she served as senior editor of the Osgoode Hall Law Journal and president of the Legal & Literary Society. She volunteers with Pro Bono Ontario's Free Legal Advice Hotline and Small Claims Duty Council program.
National Practice Lead
Joseph Lavoie recently joined Crestview Strategy to lead its national campaigns and digital mobilization practice. With more than a decade of campaign and public affairs experience, Joseph has served Foreign Minister John Baird as a senior political staffer, and former Prime Minister Harper as Director of Strategic Communications. Joseph has been a member of Action Against Hunger’s Board of Directors since 2018.
Marc is a humanitarian professional with over 20 years of experience strengthening local actors in West Africa, the Mediterranean, Asia and Latin America. Director of the think tank Prospective Cooperation, Marc is also a founding member of SOS MEDITERRANEE. He has masters' degrees in Humanitarian Rights, International Relations History and Organizations of Development’s Sociology. Marc is a lecturer at the Sorbonne-IEDES, at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques of Grenoble and at Aix-Marseille University.
Chinmaya is a Partner at Deloitte Private, Toronto. Chinmaya works with private companies across broad range of industry sectors in various ownership structures including, businesses owned by pension funds and private equity, professional partnerships and foreign parent corporations. Chinmaya collaborates with Canadian entrepreneurs and private businesses to help them grow and thrive. Chinmaya acts as coach for Canada's Best Managed Companies Program and leads inclusion for the program nationally.