Niamh Leonard

Board Chair

Niamh Leonard is a Program Officer at the McConnell Foundation, a national private family foundation that applies social innovation and social finance approaches to areas such as reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, the transition to a low-carbon economy, and the future of cities.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Niamh was the Director of Development at Santropol Roulant, an intergenerational community food hub in Montreal. The common thread through her work is a passion for understanding systems and how to begin changing their underlying dynamics to achieve better outcomes for people and the planet.

In addition to chairing the board of Apathy is Boring, Niamh is a member of the Conseil jeunesse de Montréal. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University in Psychology and Economics.