Patrick Canagasingham April42017 webPatrick Canagasingham, a passionate human-rights advocate, has been championing the needs of vulnerable children and working globally to promote positive change since before he took the helm at Christian Children’s Fund of Canada in April 2017.

With extensive years of senior-level experience at World Vision Canada, Oxfam International and other international development non-profit organizations in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia, Patrick has a unique global perspective.

The motivated, strategic-thinker leads a people-focused organization united in a common goal to transform the lives of children, families and communities suffering through poverty and injustice.

Patrick holds a Master of Arts degree in Human Rights from the University of London in the U.K. and a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science from York University in Toronto.