Ioanna Sahas Martin (pending)
A volunteer with Hospice Care Ottawa since 2013, Ioanna Sahas Martin is Director of International Assistance Research and Knowledge at Global Affairs Canada. Previously leading Canada’s relations with Central America and the Caribbean, and Director of the Haiti development program, Ioanna also served as Director for International Strategy and Donor Relations at the Canadian International Development Agency from 2009-14. With 25 years’ work experience in Canada and Hong Kong, Ioanna speaks four languages and loves to travel. Ioanna is also a published writer, including articles on travel, international development, and corporate social responsibility, as well as poetry in Bywords.ca and Event Poetry and Prose.
Ioanna resides in Ottawa with her husband and three children.