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Josh Folkema is an Investment Solutions Manager and has been with World Vision Canada since 2008. He holds a degree in Geological Engineering, Masters in Environmental Studies, and Executive Certificate in Investment Appraisal and Risk Analysis. He has more than 13 years of experience working in over forty emerging market contexts building cross sector market based solutions in agriculture, carbon finance, and small business development.
Mathu Jeyaloganathan is a Portfolio Manager with World Vision Canada. Prior to joining World Vision, Mathu was a Business Analyst with Purpose Capital, a boutique consulting where she worked in the Investment Advisory and Social Enterprise Strategy practices. Mathu has worked with corporate, community, and private foundations as well as family offices in developing and refining their impact investment strategies and with municipalities, foundations and large scale social enterprises in helping them create sustainable business models that personify their impact. Mathu holds a BA (Honours) in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Sarah Tinsley is a Sarah Tinsley is a Portfolio Manager with World Vision Canada, where she is supporting the development of the organization’s impact investing strategy and operations. Sarah brings more than seven years of experience working in market-based approaches to development, microfinance, and impact investing and measurement. She has previously worked as a consultant with large international organizations such as the World Bank, infoDev, and Développement international Desjardins, and has a diversity of international experience working on projects in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Sarah holds an International MBA from the Schulich School of Business (York University), and an honours B.A. in International Development from the University of Guelph.
At World Vision Antoinette develops relationships with strategic partners to benefit the Impact Investing team’s programs. She drives the marketing, event strategy, platform development, and sponsorship strategy of the World Vision Social Innovation Challenge. Previously she worked for a New Brunswick startup focused on community-based renewable energy projects and she founded her own startup which sought to sell natural gas produced by the anaerobic digestion of organic waste from the Montreal International Airport. Antoinette earned a degree in Permaculture Design from the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia.