Owen Charters is CEO of BGC Canada (formerly Boys & Girls Clubs), the country’s largest child- and youth-focused charity. He serves on the advisory board of Common Good, a retirement plan for the nonprofit sector employees, the Advisory Committee for the School for Advanced Studies in the Arts and Humanities at Western University, and the boards of the National Alliance for Children and Youth and the PayPal Giving Fund. Former Chair of Imagine Canada and the Human Resources Council on the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector, Owen is also faculty for the Social Sector Leadership MBA at York University’s Schulich School of Business.  He is interested in pushing for a stronger nonprofit sector voice in Canadian policy, as well as better working conditions for sector employees, often speaking and writing on issues facing the sector.