Creative Placemaking Lab: The Team

Assaf Weisz

Vice-President of StrategyManaging Director of Creative Placemaking Lab
Assaf Weisz, Vice President of Strategy for Artscape, leads organizational strategy development and runs the organization’s Creative Placemaking Lab, an urban innovation lab focused on arts & culture as a driver of city-building. Prior to that, Assaf was Co-Founder & Managing Director of Purpose Capital, Canada’s leading impact investment advisory firm, which assisted investors with more than $200M in impact capital mandates.Assaf taught Social Entrepreneurship at York University's Schulich School of Business and the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Engineering. He also served as National Director for Nexus Global, a community of millennial investors and philanthropists, and has been selected as a WEF Global Shaper, a Fellow of the Brookfield Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and a Fellow of the Ariane de Rothschild Foundation. In 2014 he was presented with the Possibilities Thinker award, and in 2013 he was profiled as a Canadian Under 30 Who Is Changing The Country by the CBC.
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