Martin Settle joins the Vanier Institute as Director of Corporate Services

Vanier Institute of the Family appoints Martin Settle as Director of Corporate Services.

March 7, 2022

The Vanier Institute of the Family is excited to announce the appointment of Martin Settle as Director, Corporate Services.

Martin is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA CGA) and a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in the UK. Before training as an accountant, he worked in youth ministry and in family and community support services.

Martin has focused his career to build social justice and equity, supporting non-profit and charitable organizations. He has worked in diverse sectors, including community housing, food security, and international development.

Prior to joining the Vanier Institute, Martin worked for SeedChange (formerly USC Canada), a not-for-profit that focuses on empowering farmers around the world to strengthen their ability to grow good food. There, he held several senior positions, including Board Director and Director of Finance and HR, as well as Co-Executive Director for nearly five years.

As Director, Corporate Services, Martin will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective management of day-to-day operations of the Institute.

“Martin brings to the Vanier Institute a valuable range of expertise, with a background in strategic and executive leadership, finance, HR systems, and policies,” said the Institute’s Board Chair, Marie Vaillancourt. “Coupled with his knowledge of governance and passion for social betterment, his unique blend of talents and experiences brings new strengths and focus to our work and operations.”

Welcome to the team, Martin!

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