Finance & Commerce cluster
Adam Jagelewski leads the Capital Advisory practice at MaRS, as well as the day-to-day operations of the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing. He has spent most of his career working in the social impact field in Canada.
Since 2009, Adam has been contributing to national and international market development initiatives in the field of impact investment. He was behind the scenes of the Canadian Task Force on Social Finance in 2010, helped create the Centre for Impact Investing at MaRS in 2011 and has supported several non-profit organizations with non-traditional financing arrangements throughout his current tenure at MaRS.
Prior to joining MaRS, Adam was a consultant for PwC, specializing in non-profit performance management, as well as aboriginal community investment. He is currently an advisor to several Canadian non-profit organizations and foundations on issues of enterprise and funding. He is also an advisor to the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Portugal and their impact investment initiative at the Social Entrepreneurship Institute.
Adam is a recognized leader on topics of social finance and emerging models, like social impact bonds. He has a degree in economics from the University of British Columbia.