Toni Tiemens

Deputy Director, Communications

Toni is an award-winning practitioner with more than 25 years of experience in communications. Prior to joining The MasterCard Foundation in 2011, Toni managed an extensive portfolio of pharmaceutical, not-for-profit, association, corporate, and consumer clients both domestically and internationally. She has worked for such pharmaceutical organizations as Pharmacia and Eli Lilly Canada, and in senior positions within several communications agencies in Toronto, Canada. She has led large-scale global communications and continuing medical education programs and has established a strong rapport with many international opinion leaders, health-care professionals, patient and health organizations, and professional organizations. She also believes in giving back and has volunteered her time to Rethink Breast Cancer and The Brazilian Carnival Ball. Toni is also a published children’s book author. She received her Honours, Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.