Executive Director, Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI)
Peter Nares is the founder and Executive Director of the national nonprofit organization Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI). SEDI uses innovative approaches to help low-income Canadians reach self-sufficiency. Under his leadership, SEDI has helped shape Canada’s social policies in the areas of entrepreneurship, financial literacy and asset-building. An internationally-known social entrepreneur, Peter was awarded an Ashoka Senior Fellowship in 2008 for his innovative work in socioeconomic development in Canada.