Maximillian (Max) Seunik is an Investment Manager at Grand Challenges Canada.
Prior to joining Grand Challenges Canada, Max led impact evaluations with Innovations for Poverty Action in Uganda and served as Research Fellow to Dr. Agnès Binagwaho during her term as Minister of Health of Rwanda. His other work has included performing economic and risk analyses on Chinese infrastructure investments with Bain & Company (Beijing), advising social enterprises, and assessing the impacts of gender-based violence against health workers with IntraHealth International (Mali).
In civil society, Max serves as Chief Executive Officer of Young Diplomats of Canada. He co-chaired an Engagement Group within Canada’s G7 Presidency and published and presented research at global fora like the United Nations. Max is a Global Shaper with the World Economic Forum.
Max holds a Master in Management Science from Tsinghua University (Beijing) where he was a member of the inaugural cohort of Schwarzman Scholars. He is also a Morehead Cain Scholar at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health at the Gillings School of Global Public Health.