Annika Voltan is the Executive Director of IONS. She supports the broader team and Board of Directors and steers the implementation of the strategic plan. Prior to joining IONS Annika was the Executive Director of Inspiring Communities where she helped grow the field of systems change through fostering activities related to community-led impact, evaluation and learning. Annika has experience working across federal and provincial government departments, academia and the business sector. She has a PhD in social entrepreneurship and research interests in networks and social innovation. Annika has three young children and can be found exploring nature and the local craft beer scene.