Director of Development
Based in Toronto, Leanne Burton supports Tides Canada programs focused in Ontario and Manitoba. She has 10 years of business development and fundraising experience within both the corporate and charitable sectors.
Before joining Tides Canada, Leanne served as Manager of Marketing, Communications and Fundraising with WWF-Korea, the WWF networks’ newest office. Through this position, she was able to help establish programs that bridge the gap between international conservation principles and local sensitivities. The programs that Leanne led were designed to raise awareness and funds for pertinent conservation work, relevant to the future of Korean society.
Leanne holds an undergraduate degree in Urban Planning, Sustainable Development and a postgraduate degree in Fundraising and Charity Management. She feels fortunate to work in a field that offers her great professional and personal fulfillment, and one that challenges her to think bigger, every day.