Doug Kerr is a trainer, facilitator and independent consultant to the nonprofit sector, as well as a member of the Progressive Consultants Network of Toronto (http://www.pcnt.ca). He has over 14 years experience in nonprofit organizational development, evaluation, governance and planning, with particular expertise around collaboration and network development. Doug also teaches Global Citizenship at Centennial College in Toronto.
Doug worked at United Way Toronto for nine years where he was responsible for managing several funding portfolios, including children and youth services, immigrant services, community development, housing and homelessness issues. For three years he managed an organizational development partnership between United Way, The Maytree Foundation and The Ontario Trillium Foundation. Doug also worked for two years at Tides Canada Foundation where he led a shared services initiative for innovative environmental and social justice projects.
An avid volunteer, Doug currently serves on several nonprofit Boards and committees. He is a founder of the LGBT Giving Network, a collaboration of organizations promoting philanthropy and voluntarism.
Doug holds degrees from the University of Alberta and the University of Toronto. He is a member of the Canadian Evaluation Society. Doug speaks Mandarin Chinese and has an interest in the emergence of philanthropy in China and Taiwan.