Nicolina Farella

Program Director

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Nicolina Farella

McConnell Foundation

Program Director

Nicolina is Program Director at the McConnell Foundation since 2014. She is involved in many different areas of work including their focus area on net-zero and inclusion economy and their sustainable finance work. She is also responsible for their Montreal funding where McConnell is based. She sits on the board of Imagine Canada and is part of the Public policy committee. Prior to working at the Foundation, she was Science and Innovation Officer with the British Consulate-General in Montréal. She also coordinated Ashoka Canada’s fellow selection process and worked as a consultant to several environmental and international development organizations. She has a PhD in environmental sciences, on the links between farming practices, deforestation and eco-health in Brazilian Amazonia.