Ken Mayhew

Chair, AFP Canada (Ex-Officio Director With Vote)
Ken Mayhew

Ken Mayhew is President & CEO of William Osler Health System Foundation. The Foundation has experienced its seventh consecutive year of significant revenue growth and is currently in a $100M Campaign supporting the redevelopment of Peel Memorial, Etobicoke General and Brampton Civic hospitals.

Prior to joining Osler, Ken spent 20 years with the MS Society of Canada and was responsible for all aspects of marketing, communications and fund development for a program with almost 1 million active donors, raising over $50 million annually.

Ken has always been an active and passionate volunteer. He is Past President of the GTA Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and is Chair Elect of AFP Canada. Ken’s ongoing sector involvement with AFP, Imagine Canada and the Rideau Hall Foundation includes helping to develop a narrative to profile the importance of philanthropy as an enabler of Canada’s robust and inclusive social fabric. As a part of this, Ken is a frequent sector spokesperson having been featured in numerous podcasts and media pieces. In 2018 and 2019, Ken was interviewed by The Globe and Mail for articles on “Philanthropy: The true heart of Canadian culture” and fundraising in the time of COVID. 

Among a number of honours, Ken has been recognized with a CEO in Action award from the Diversity Journal for his work in inclusive fundraising and was deeply humbled to be selected as the 2019 Fundraiser of the Year by the Greater Toronto Chapter of AFP.

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