Ivy is a Managing Associate in the Boston office. Prior to Next Street, Ivy was Advisor for Strategic Initiatives at Nonprofit Finance Fund, where she worked with the Senior Leadership Team to lead strategic planning and cross-business priorities. Previous to NFF, Ivy worked on building the market for social impact bonds in Canada at the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, and also worked in impact investing for the base of the pyramid at Acumen. She spent a number of years as a management consultant at Deloitte, where she played an instrumental role in initiating Deloitte Canada’s Social Finance practice.
Ivy is Co-Founder of Impact Hub Ottawa, a social enterprise that provides collaborative workspace and professional development to catalyze ideas into actions to create a better world. Ivy has also spent time in Kingston, Jamaica, as a Social Enterprise Advisor for a local non-profit on behalf of Cuso International. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a first class honours bachelor’s degree from Simon Fraser University.