Matt Capobianco

Business Development Director – Rumie Initiative

Matt Capobianco is Rumie’s Director of Business Development. Matt has been working in the non-profit world for 13 years with a focus on strategic planning, organizational development, non-profit management and fundraising. Matt has worked in 35 countries including Bangladesh, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Iraq, Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen.

Matt believes in educating the next generation of Canadians on the importance of engaging with the international community and has hosted speaking engagements for students of all ages from elementary school to College and University students. He is also featured widely in the media on prime-time television news and in print as a subject matter expert on international development issues.

Establishing partnerships in both the public and private sector are key elements of his expertise and he also uses his skills to drive new, innovative programs that improve organizational efficiency.

In 2012 he was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and has received numerous commendations from Mayors of the City of Toronto, Premiers of Ontario and Prime Ministers of Canada.

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