Maximilian Seunik

CEO of Young Diplomats of Canada

Century Initiative
Expert Panel Member


Max Seunik is an impact investor, global systems thinker, and civic community builder. Max works on Grand Challenges Canada's investments team, which directs capital to scaling up innovations with a proven impact on health in low- and middle-income countries. Max is also CEO of Young Diplomats of Canada, which connects young Canadian leaders with global opportunities for civic leadership. Max has led impact evaluations in Uganda, worked in the Government of Rwanda, and co-chaired an Engagement Group within Canada’s G7 Presidency. He holds a Master in Management Science from Tsinghua University (Beijing) as a member of the inaugural cohort of Schwarzman Scholars. He is also a Morehead Cain Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health. @maxseunik on Twitter.