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Alex Tom

Head of Private Sector Partnerships – Fundraising and Marketing

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency (Canada)

Pronouns: he/him/his
Alex Tom is a seasoned marketing professional with over 19 years of experience within various industries. He started his career in the corporate sector with Staples and CIBC.

However, his love for building relationships coupled with his passion for philanthropy led him to move to the non-profit sector beginning with Plan Canada, to World Animal Protection, to St. Michael’s Hospital, and most recently, he joined the UNHCR - the UN Refugee Agency where he is responsible for developing and overseeing UNHCR Canada’s private sector partnerships program. Alex and his team of brilliant fundraisers in 2020 had a record-breaking year (doubling revenues in three years) and with the view of more than doubling the business again by 2025!