James Chan

James Chan works with people, places, and partnerships to foster civic participation, promote equitable urbanism, and grow our social economy. He is currently the Manager of VERGE Capital at Pillar Nonprofit Network, and serves on the Board of Directors for TREC/Tapestry Community Capital.

James is a past member of London Community Foundation’s social finance committee, was a co-founder of Ottawa Civic Tech, and served on the Board of Directors at Code for Canada, Park People, and The Centre for Active Transportation.

A first-generation immigrant and settler, James has lived in seven Canadian cities and currently calls London, Ontario home.