Canadian Team


Canadian Team

Director of Philanthropy, Prairies

Joe Henschel is a seasoned professional fundraiser, an engaged community member, and active parent.

A graduate of the University of Alberta (Political Science and Economics) and McGill (Management), Joe is a Certified Fundraising Executive who has a deep desire to take philanthropic individuals along a journey – connecting their personal values with meaningful charitable initiatives.

Highlights of Joe’s career include contributing towards the creation of new national cultural institution – the National Music Centre; speaking at national and international conferences; mentoring fundraising colleagues, and now working in international aid and microfinance.

Joe is a life-long learner who enjoys meeting with people, visiting new places, witnessing innovation, and empowering others to achieve something special.

Residents of Calgary since 2005, Joe and his wife Marie-Pierre, are part of Calgary`s francophone community. Together with their two children they love exploring the nearby mountains as well as destinations in Québec and beyond.