Tim Draimin

Board Member

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Tim Draimin has pursued a career across Canada and globally as a changemaker working in the nonprofit sector while bridging initiatives with government, the private sector, and international organizations. He is the Executive Director of Social Innovation Generation (SiG), a national initiative supporting the growth of the social innovation ecosystem in Canada. In 2010 Tim organized the Canadian Task Force on Social Finance, a blue ribbon panel that proposed a seven-point agenda for mobilizing private capital for public good. In 2000, from Vancouver, he started up Tides Canada Foundation and Tides Canada Initiatives. He’s also lived and worked in Ottawa and Latin America. An active volunteer, Tim serves on the boards of the Trico Charitable Foundation (AB), Partnership Brokers Association (UK), Social Innovation Exchange (UK) and on the Scientific Advisory Board of Grand Challenges Canada. Tim is a senior advisor to the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing (CII).

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