Keith Taylor is the Executive Director of The DUCA Impact Lab, a social finance innovation hub founded by DUCA Credit Union. The Impact Lab works as a lever for leveraging emerging technology and community-based insight to build banking models that benefit all members of the community. During his career at DUCA, he has led the development of Canada’s first social purpose mortgage product, the emergence of DUCA as Toronto’s first living wage employer and the certification of DUCA as the first B-Corp Credit Union in the world.
Prior to DUCA, Keith worked as a Director with LBG Canada, a group of companies accounting for over $500 million of community investment annually. He started his career in international development working on business planning and finance for community owned businesses in the Caribbean. Since then, Keith has worked in Canada and internationally on a variety on initiatives focused on philanthropy, social enterprise, social finance and strategy. He is a member of the CCUA’s Community Investment Committee, a judge with the Big Ideas competition at UC Berkeley, Founding Board Member with New Power Labs and a Board member of Social Value Canada. He holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and a BA from Saint Francis Xavier University. He is a proud father of twin girls and resides in Hamilton, Ontario.