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Susan McIsaac

Chief Executive Officer

Susan McIsaac joined Right To Play International in June 2019 as the Chief Philanthropy Officer, and became Chief Executive Officer in January 2021.

Prior to joining Right To Play, Susan was the Managing Director, Strategic Philanthropy at Royal Bank of Canada, where she provided strategic advice and guidance to RBC’s ultra-high net worth clients in developing their family philanthropic and legacy plans.

In the previous two decades, Susan was a senior executive with United Way of Greater Toronto, where she served as the organization’s Chief Development Officer and then as President and CEO. Under her leadership, United Way mobilized people and resources to address many of the region’s most pressing challenges, including income inequality, housing, precarious employment, and youth success. During her tenure, the organization increased its revenue from $58 million in 1998 to $118 million in 2015.

Susan has been involved in the community throughout her life as a volunteer and director of numerous organizations, and was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal in 2012 in recognition of her efforts. She was named by the Women’s Executive Network as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2014 and won Toronto Region Board of Trade’s Region Builder Award in 2017.