John Paul de Silva

John Paul de Silva is a Queen’s MBA (’10). He also leads Social Focus Consulting which provides the most innovative marketing solutions to charities, thanks to its business student consultants and their MBA mentors. It exists because he grew up in areas stricken with social issues, he understands the frustration of students seeking work, and NPOs need differentiation to raise funds. Among 120+ nominees, Social Focus was recognized by the Globe & Mail as one of Canada's 10 most remarkable small businesses.