Senior Director, Social Impact
Alexandra is part of the social impact team that supports the capacity building and scaling of social purpose organizations in LIFT’s portfolio to affect meaningful and measurable impact. She brings an extensive background in non-profit management to the role with significant experience at both the executive level and as a consultant.
Prior to joining LIFT, Alex worked with Aperio, a consulting firm that specializes in the social sector. She worked with a diverse group of clients to creatively address their critical challenges, including support in the areas of strategic planning, organization and governance review, social enterprise and earned income, partnership strategy, program design, and evaluation. Alex previously worked with MEDA, an international development organization focused on business solutions to poverty. With a focus on Africa and Asia, she conceived, developed, and implemented a number of initiatives that helped connect low income entrepreneurs to growing markets.
Alex started her career in financial services and then worked in trade promotion in Malaysia, at the Canadian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur and as Executive Director of the Malaysia Canada Business Council.
She has a BA from Huron College, University of Western Ontario and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University in New York City.