Maximillian Seunik is a Program Coordinator with the Transition to Scale program at Grand Challenges Canada.
Prior to joining Grand Challenges Canada, Max led field-based impact evaluations in Uganda with Innovations for Poverty Action focused on political capacity, behavioral economics and technology adoption. He has also conducted economic and risk analyses on Chinese infrastructure investments with Bain & Company (Beijing), served as Research Fellow to the Minister of Health of Rwanda, and done research with WHO’s Gender Equity & Human Rights Secretariat and with IntraHealth International in Mali. In civil society, Max manages the operations of Young Diplomats of Canada and serves on CIVICUS’ youth board and as a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum. In July, Max completed his master’s degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing as a Schwarzman Scholar. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.