Dave Prowten

President & CEO

Dave Prowten has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of JDRF Canada since September 2013. Dave is a champion for the type 1 diabetes community and is driven to advance its mission by working with a passionate group of volunteers and staff.  Dave has developed key partnerships with the federal government to accelerate our research strategy and increased JDRF’s provincial advocacy efforts to improve patient access for new diabetes technologies.  He has been in the not for profit sector for over 20 years, and has developed expertise in fundraising, strategic leadership, advocacy and governance. 

Prior to working in the not for profit sector, he worked at Quaker Oats in marketing and sales for 10 years, developing business and financial planning, negotiations and performance management skills.

Dave participated in the Governor General Canadian Leadership Conference in 2015, and went to Queen’s University, graduating with a B. Comm.

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Day 1: May 12, 2022

Day 2: May 13, 2022

1:30 pm

1:30 pm


Acquire Tips and Tricks for Building Growth and Innovation into Your Impact Investing

Impact investing is an important strategy for many foundations and endowments. Ensure your impact and mission are aligned by taking advantage of the many options available to you. Develop a revised blueprint to:
  • Assess the state of the market to hit key growth areas
  • Understand how to invest in emerging managers without sacrificing return or risk
  • Instil a gender lens toward investing, including women’s and children’s health
Create innovative growth through more impactful investments.