Nicole Nakoneshny

Lead, Knowledge & Insights

Ketchum Canada Inc.


In addition to working with clients to develop highly customized strategies and solutions that meet their unique challenges and opportunities, Nicole Nakoneshny serves as Lead, Knowledge and Insights at KCI. In this role, Nicole curates the knowledge that KCI generates through its various practices and also keeps an eye on the key and emerging trends in fundraising and philanthropy both in Canada and around the world and translates that knowledge and information into insights for charities and fundraisers. Nicole also serves as Editor of KCI’s online publication, KCI Philanthropic Trends and Host of its podcast, The Ask. An active volunteer, Nicole is a Director with the TD Wealth Private Giving Foundation and is also long-time volunteer with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, serving as a talking books narrator for more than 20 years.