Stephen Huddart is President and CEO of the McConnell Foundation, a national private foundation based in Montreal, with additional staff in Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa. The Foundation has played a leading role in developing social innovation and impact investing in Canada as a founding partner of Social Innovation Generation (SiG). Its core priority areas are: transition to an equitable, low-carbon economy; social inclusion and advancing the reconciliation economy; community wellbeing and civil engagement; and increasing social innovation capacities. Stephen serves on the Board of Pearson College UWC. He is a former member of the Government of Canada’s Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy Co-Creation Steering Group. Stephen has worked as a social innovator and entrepreneur in the private, public and community sectors, and holds a Masters of Management degree from McGill University.