IISD Welcomes Martha Casey as Vice-President, Operations and Business Transformation

April 12, 2022

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is pleased to announce that Martha Casey has been appointed its new vice-president, operations and business transformation, beginning May 24. 

It’s an exciting time of significant growth at IISD, with budgeted revenue forecast to increase over 30% in the next year. In this newly created role, Martha will oversee IISD’s global administration and ensure the operational excellence to support our continued growth.

Martha is an experienced CEO and COO who brings significant expertise in project management and business process redesign in a non-profit setting. She is currently CEO of Volta, Canada’s East Coast Innovation Hub, and previously served as Chief of Staff at Dalhousie University.  

She brings a further 7 years of experience in change management, project management, and administration from the City of New York, where she served in the Departments of Finance and Consumer Affairs, and in the office of Mayor Mike Bloomberg.  

Martha holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Bishop's University, an LLB from Dalhousie, and a master's degree in public administration from NYU. 

IISD looks forward to welcoming Martha on board as we make progress toward our vision of a world where people and the planet thrive.

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