Philanthropy is a team sport that requires all hands on deck in order to advance mission. True success in philanthropic endeavours requires a strong focus on team. This session will provide real-world examples of team success through enlightenment, empowerment, and engagement from a 30+ year third sector veteran.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will gain insights into building positive and inclusive teams through three key themes of:

  1. Enlightenment
  2. Empowerment
  3. Engagement.

Bob Baker, MBA

Vice President, Philanthropy

Habitat for Humanity Canada

Bob Baker has worked in the broader public for more than 30-years, holding senior executive positions these past 17-years at organizations that include Ryerson University, Canadian Diabetes Association, TVO, and Lakeridge Health Foundation. He founded The Baker Group in 2015, a firm that provides leadership coaching and advisory services to public and third sector organizations. He is an instructor at UOIT in the not-for-profit leadership program. Bob joined Habitat for Humanity Canada as the Vice President, Philanthropy for Habitat for Humanity Canada in August 2016. He leads a team accountable for securing philanthropic and sponsorship support to advance Habitat’s mission and vision.