Colette Murphy

Executive Director, Atkinson Charitable Foundation

Colette Murphy is the Executive Director of the Atkinson Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to promote social and economic justice in Ontario. Colette held leadership positions with the George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation and United Way Toronto prior to joining Atkinson in 2012. She began her career working in refugee resettlement with COSTI Immigrant Services. Colette has participated in several advisory committees over the years including the Ontario Government’s Social Assistance Review Advisory Council and with Metrolinx’s Big Move 2.0 Project Advisory Committee. She is currently a board member at the Wellesley Institute and a member of Legal Aid Ontario’s Clinic Law Advisory Committee.