CEO of C4 Funds, Purplesful Snacking and Spore Wellness Inc.
Matthew is a long-time entrepreneur having founded nine businesses, sold four, and taken several public. He's a passionate believer in innovation, collaboration and creativity and brings significant enthusiasm to the cause. Matthew has been a Board Director at Childhood Cancer Canada since 2013 and founded one of Childhood Cancer Canada's most important fundraisers, Clay's for Kids in 2015, which has raised close to $1 million in 6 years. He's the twenty year husband of Jasmin and father of two testing teenagers. A passionate sports enthusiast, Matthew can be found playing golf, tennis and squash, as well as skiing, snowshoeing, biking, reading and travelling (when borders are open).
Dr. Jim Whitlock is the Head of Haematology/Oncology and the Director of the Garron Family Cancer Centre at The Hospital for Sick Children, and Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. He is also the current Chair of the C17 Council for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders, and a proud member of the Board of Childhood Cancer Canada.
Director of Public and Regulatory Affairs, Ontario Energy Association
Ruth York McCrea is an energy policy and regulatory affairs specialist with nearly two decades of experience working in Canada’s energy sector. A graduate of the University of New Brunswick, she holds a BA in economics and an MPhil in economics and political science.
As bereaved parents both Ruth and her husband Kent McCrea, along with their two young children, are passionate advocates for children who are impacted by childhood cancer.
Ruth loves to play tennis, alpine ski with her family, and the healing properties of spending quiet time in nature.