Alanna brings over eighteen years of experience in the international development sector where she has held senior leadership and advisory roles. Alanna served as the Canadian Executive Director of Amref Health Africa, an African led INGO focused on strengthening health systems. Alanna also served as the Executive Director of the Devonshire Initiative, a member-led multistakeholder forum that brought together Canadian INGOs, mining companies, government and other institutions committed to improving the development outcomes in communities around the world. Most recently she has worked with RNW Media, a Dutch based international media NGO as Canadian partnership liaison She has expertise in partnership development, resource mobilization, external communications and organizational strengthening.
Alanna is also a board member of Athletes for Africa and serves on the advisory for Ascent Soccer, an entrepreneurial sports, leadership and development organization operating in Uganda and Malawi.
Alanna has an extensive network in the Canadian INGO community. She understands the challenges and opportunities facing for purpose organizations and their leaders at this critical time. Alanna looks forward to working with her partner, Evelyne Guindon, to identify, support and place the next generation of leaders.
Alanna lives in Toronto, Canada.
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Alanna’s recent placements include:
”Canadian Feed The ChildrenVP Programs & Partnerships
”African Wildlife FoundationVP Individual Giving
”Canadian Feed The ChildrenVP Finance & Operations
”CARE CanadaVP Global Programs
”Save the Children CanadaVP Operations
”African Wildlife FoundationDirector of Philanthropy Canada
”African Wildlife FoundationVice President, Corporate & Foundation Relations
”Oxfam AmericaVice President, Public Engagement
”RIWI CorpLead, Democracy, Human Rights & Governance
”RIWI CorpVice President & General Manager, International Development