Corry Van Gaal,
Projects Director

Corry is an international trade and development finance professional with 20 years of experience leading diverse teams and managing complex global stakeholder relationships.
Corry Van Gaal
We have enough resources to create a sustainable world; I want to help break the silos and bring them together."

- Corry Van Gaal, Projects Director

She specializes in the use of social finance models in sustainable agriculture and climate finance.

As an executive in the Government of Canada, Corry managed multimillion-dollar international and regional economic development projects in agriculture and natural resource management. This included the design of the Government of Canada’s blended finance program; providing executive oversight to Canada’s engagement in the UN Food Systems Summit; and, serving as Global Chair for the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program. As a diplomat, she led the design and implementation of more than 25 official development assistance grant and contribution programs in Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

Corry has a Bachelor of International Business from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa.

She is fluent in English, French, and Spanish.

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