Jocelyn Mackie is Co-CEO of Grand Challenges Canada (GCC), providing leadership and oversight to all aspects of the organization’s innovation platform, which has a particular focus on global health in the areas of maternal, newborn and child health, sexual and reproductive health and rights, early childhood development, and mental health.  She was previously GCC’s VP Operations & General Counsel leading the organization’s operations, funder relations, deal structuring and negotiations (on grant and non-grant financing deals), and providing risk mitigation and financial management, as well as legal oversight. She has a JD from the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, an MSc from the University of Toronto, and a business degree from Western’s Richard Ivey School of Business. She started her studies in international development, helping create a social enterprise for women in Honduras, and has worked at a multinational pharmaceutical company and in private practice at a boutique law firm.

Health Finance & Economics,
Humanitarian & Emergency Response,
Governance & Administration,
Sexual & Reproductive Health