Simone Hicken is a fundraiser with more than twenty years’ experience. Prior to joining Trans Canada Trail, Simone was responsible for the raising of major gifts at the David Suzuki Foundation for eight years, and has also held senior positions at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, McMaster University, the University of British Columbia and the BC Wildlife Federation.
Simone has a BA from the University of Toronto in International Relations, Public Policy and Administration. She has managed major capital campaign initiatives, including working with and supporting national campaign chairs. She has extensive experience with fund development and campaign infrastructure, from donor research to cultivation, solicitation, national recognition programs and stewardship initiatives.
Simone joined Trans Canada Trail in March 2013.