CCFC welcomes human-rights advocate as our new CEO
Patrick Canagasingham has a lifetime commitment to bringing justice and hope to those in need
By Brianne Binelli, online content manager, Canada
It’s the beginning of a new era at Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) as Patrick Canagasingham steps into the role of CEO this week.
As the former COO at Oxfam International and VP of international programs for World Vision Canada, Patrick brings a wealth of experience, having worked in leadership roles in non-governmental agencies from North America to Africa, Asia and Europe. “I’m very proud to be joining Christian Children’s Fund of Canada as CEO,” says Patrick. “I am motivated by the great work the organization does.”
Patrick has more than a deep-seated understanding of international development, he’s also committed to building a people-focused organization, which transforms lives. “He is a motivated strategic thinker with a record of building teams and driving effective organizational change,” affirms Douglas Ellenor, Chair of the Board at CCFC. “We’re very excited to have him join our leadership team to guide the way at Christian Children’s Fund of Canada.”
Stay tuned for more from Patrick in the coming weeks, as he begins to share news from CCFC and the children, families and communities we serve.
Christian Children’s Fund of Canada:
Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) is a child-focused international development organization and a member of ChildFund Alliance. For more than 55 years, CCFC has been helping children and families of all faiths move from poverty to self-reliance. CCFC supports children and communities in 12 countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas, and works to improve the lives of more than 700,000 people around the world.