Robin Cory

Colbeck Strategic Advisors |

Robin advises non-profit organizations and foundations in Canada on how to achieve greater strategic clarity. Based in Toronto, she is the co-founder of Colbeck Strategic Advisors, a firm focused on supporting social sector leaders to make more informed strategic decisions to increase their social impact. Her clients work on issues as diverse as education, health, food security, immigration, youth skills development and social finance, among many others.

Robin brings many years of experience working with both foundations and non-profit organizations to increase their impact. Her background has largely focused on the intersection of business and social impact, demonstrated by her experience as Project Manager for the Canadian Task Force on Social Finance (at Social Innovation Generation) and as the Leader of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada Foundation. She has completed her training with the Coach Training Institute, is an active volunteer and board member, and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

In 2012, Robin and her Colbeck partner and co-founder, Margot Smart, were selected and trained by The Bridgespan Group to deliver the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation’s Impact and Strategic Clarity program, a module of Innoweave. Since then, they have delivered the program to more than a dozen Canadian organizations, including: