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Mary Desjardins, MBA

Program Director
Mary Desjardins

As a Program Director at Evergreen, Mary is responsible for a portfolio of programs on issues ranging from affordable housing supply to Toronto’s ravine system.

Before joining Evergreen, Mary spent more than a decade working in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). As an Assistant Vice President at Manulife, she was responsible for leading their global corporate citizenship and sustainability strategies. Prior to that, Mary was the Executive Director of the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation and oversaw corporate philanthropy and sponsorships for TD Bank Group. Before moving into CSR, she held a number of senior marketing positions with financial service companies in the U.S and Canada.

Mary has a B.A. in English Literature from Western University and an M.B.A. from University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.