Jared Walker

Jared Walker

Managing Editor, SocialFinance.ca

Jared is the Managing Editor for SocialFinance.ca and Communications Associate for the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing. Prior to joining MaRS, Jared worked in communications, fundraising and community development for a variety of non-profits and charities in the Greater Toronto & Greater New York areas. Jared also has analogous experience within the political context gained from working on a number of national and regional campaigns in the US & Canada, including most notably serving as the NY State Coordinator of Students for Barack Obama during the 2008 Presidential election.

As a speaker, Jared has engaged various audiences around the world on a host of issues including national politics, youth engagement, community building, and engaging men to end violence against women. Jared’s deepest passion is collaborating across intersections to cultivate accountable, representative, forward-thinking communities, regions and nations. He believes social finance is building a new capitalism with a soul and is the key to a big part of that vision.