André Vashist

André Vashist

Director, Social Innovation, Pillar Nonprofit Network

André is committed to shifting dynamics of power, equity and inclusion by transforming organizations and collaborations into networks and ecosystems.

As an ecosystem facilitator of multi-stakeholder collaborations that nurture reconciliation, regeneration and resilience, André designs and implements complex collaborations between government, academic, business, finance and nonprofit sectors.  With 13 years of nonprofit and social enterprise management experience, he has successfully raised over $10 million in grants and social financing for community. Areas of expertise include: Equity & Inclusion, Climate & Biodiversity, Facilitating Collaboration, Network Development, Business Modelling, Evaluation & Impact, Fundraising & Social Finance, Communications, Team Development and Training.