Jocelyn Mackie

Co-CEO of Grand Challenges Canada

Jocelyn Mackie is Co-CEO of Grand Challenges Canada (GCC), giving leadership and oversight to all aspects of the organization’s innovation platform. She is particularly focused on the organization’s operations, communications, funder relations, deal structuring and negotiations (on grant and non-grant financing deals), risk mitigation, and financial oversight.

Jocelyn has a JD from the Faculty of Law University of Toronto, an MSc from the University of Toronto, and a business degree from Western’s Richard Ivey School of Business. She started her studies in international development, helped create a social enterprise for women in Honduras, and has worked at a multinational pharmaceutical company and in private practice at a boutique law firm focusing on intellectual property litigation. She is called to the Ontario and New York State Bar and has been recognized as a Canadian Woman Leader in Global Health.