Director, Investments – Toronto, Canada

POSITION: Director, Investments

ORGANIZATION: Mastercard Foundation Asset Management

LOCATION: Toronto, Canada

REFERENCE: 1008 (3 Positions)



Established in 2023, the Mastercard Foundation Asset Management (MFAM) Corporation was created to build a diversified investment portfolio for the Mastercard Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the world. MFAM is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. We have a global investment strategy and mandate to deliver returns that will fund the philanthropic mission of the Mastercard Foundation and its partners in Africa and Canada over the long term.

We believe in the mission and values of the Mastercard Foundation and aim to cultivate an ecosystem of exceptional people, trusted partnerships, and long-term investments to achieve lasting impact. We value bold ideas, curiosity, and tenacity, as part of a nimble, creative, and meritocracy-based team.


Mastercard Foundation, one of the largest foundations in the world, works with visionary organizations to advance education and financial inclusion to enable young people in Africa and Indigenous youth in Canada to access dignified and fulfilling work. Established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company, the Mastercard Foundation is an independent organization separate from Mastercard. The Mastercard Foundation has offices in Toronto, Kigali, Accra, Nairobi, Kampala, Lagos, Dakar, and Addis Ababa.


We are seeking an experienced investor to join our investment team and play a leadership role in the build out of MFAM and the Mastercard Foundation’s global diverse portfolio. Based in Toronto, the successful candidate will be responsible for sourcing, diligencing, and managing investments in a wide range of assets including direct and indirect global long equity, hedged strategies, private capital, and fixed income, among others.

The successful candidate will have significant experience at an endowment, foundation, or pension fund where they had a leadership role in sourcing opportunities, relationship building, quantitative and qualitative due diligence, working in a team environment, and developed successful an investment track record. They will have a keen understanding of investment markets, strategies, structuring, and relevant investment managers and sources.

As an important part of the global investment team, they will contribute to team decisions regarding portfolio asset allocation, risk, and operational projects, and as an important team member, the successful candidate will contribute significant time recruiting, training, managing, and mentoring other team members.

They will thrive in a team-based, entrepreneurial, and business building environment and take pride in being an equal team member contributing to a high performing investment portfolio supporting an impactful foundation.



We are guided by five core values:

  1. Partnership: We achieve the best outcomes through mutual trust, thoughtfulness, and respect.
  2. Inclusion: We embrace diversity of thought, background, and experience.
  3. Communication: We learn and gain insight through open and honest communication.
  4. Performance: We are ambitious and results oriented.
  5. Innovation: We challenge the status quo and seek bold solutions.

MFAM is an equal opportunity employer. We believe diversity is important and we take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and culture we create reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background, and experience. We value the unique skills and diverse experiences that each individual brings, and we are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable workplace where talent is respected, accepted, and empowered to be themselves.


Are you ready to pursue a new challenge and take your career to the next level? Apply today! Please submit your application to quoting the position title and reference number in the subject line.

This role is a hybrid position, with a requirement of 3 days onsite at our office in Toronto, Ontario.

Mastercard Foundation Asset Management values the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the organization and we are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone.

Completion of satisfactory business references and background checks are essential conditions of employment. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please contact a member of MFAM at We will work with you to provide a positive recruitment experience in a confidential manner.