2020 Conference Speakers

Canadian and International ESG Experts & Thought Leaders

New speakers added daily!

Mark Little

President & CEO, Suncor

Fiona Reynolds

Chair of the Global Financial Sector Commission on Modern Slavery and PRI CEO

Barry McInerney

President and CEO, Mackenzie Investments

Barbara Zvan

Canada’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance

Tanya van Biesen

Executive Director, Canada, Catalyst

Camilla Sutton

President & CEO, Women in Capital Markets

Sean Cleary

Executive Director, Institute for Sustainable Finance

Roger Beauchemin

President and CEO, Addenda Capital

Tammy Cash

Executive Vice-President & Head of Marketing, Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc.

Diane Young

Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income & Co-Head, Corporate Bonds, Addenda Capital

Catherine Marshall

Principal Consultant, RealAlts

Andrea Moffat

Vice President, Ivey Foundation

Aaron Bennett

Managing Director, Sustainable Investment Strategies and Research, Jarislowsky Fraser

Marina Leacock

Director, Lazard Asset Management

Milla Craig

Founder & President, Millani

Alison Schneider

Director of Responsible Investment, Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo)

Carol Smith

Financial Advisor. Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network

Tim Youmans

Director, Hermes EOS

Marc Foran

Chief Investment Officer, Rally Assets

Louise Dudley

Portfolio Manager, Federated Hermes

Michelle de Cordova

Principal, ESG Global Advisors

Laura McGee

Founder and CEO, Diversio

Marie-Josée Privyk

ESG Advisor, FinComm Services

Brent Bergeron

Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability, Pan American Silver Corp.

Hyewon Kong

Associate Portfolio Manager, AGF Investments Inc.

Neil Pegram

Director of Americas, GRESB

Stephanie Maier

Director, Responsible Investment Specialist, HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Ltd.

Deepon Nag

Director, Senior Research Analyst for Technology Hardware, ClearBridge Investments

Erica Coulombe

Vice President, Millani

Laura Zizzo

Founder and CEO, Mantle314 Inc.

Nicola Fritz

Director, Portfolio Specialist, Impax Asset Management

Pablo Fuchs

Editor, Globe Advisor, The Globe and Mail

Marc Cohen

Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Solution Performance, Desjardins GAM

Alicja Brown

Investment Advisor, Partner, Remy Brown Investment Group, CIBC Wood Gundy

Peter Johnson

Chair, CSA Technical Committee, Green and Transition Taxonomy; and Director, Environmental and Social Risk and Opportunity, Scotiabank

Dustyn Lanz

Chief Executive Officer, RIA

Ian Robertson

Portfolio Manager, Director, and Vice President of Odlum Brown Ltd.

Asmita Kanungo

National Director, ESG Practice Management, NEI Investments

Kevin Thomas


Alison Loat

Managing Director, Sustainable Investing and Innovation, OPTrust

Hasina Razafimahefa

Senior ESG Analyst, NEI Investments

Margaret Childe

Director, ESG Research and Integration, Manulife Asset Management

Camille Jovanovic

Manager, Hugessen

John Coyne

Vice President, External Affairs & Sustainability, Unilever Canada Inc. Executive Chair, Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance, Inc. (CSSA)

Martin Grosskopf

Vice-President and Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Investing, AGF

Jackie Daitchman

Vice President, ESG Client Coverage, MSCI

Mary Robinson

Director, Research, Policy & Collaboration, Responsible Investment Association (RIA)

Nalini Feuilloley

Director, Responsible Investment, BMO Global Asset Management - Canada

Shelley Cronin

Vice President, Sales, IA Clarington

Tytti Kaasinen

Associate Director, Engagement Services, Sustainalytics

Ruth Saldanha

Senior Editor, Morningstar.ca

Brian Minns

Vice-President, Sustainable Investing, Addenda Capital

Timea E. Nagy

Human Trafficking Survivor, Author, Speaker, and Social Advocate

Emma Lupton

Senior Associate, Analyst, Responsible Investment, BMO GAM

Jamie Bonham

Director, Corporate Engagement, NEI Investments

Karen Lockridge

Director, ESG Investing, Canada Post Corporation Pension Plan

Sarah Keyes

Principal, ESG Global Advisors Inc.

Ben Yeoh

Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Equity, RBC Global Asset Management (U.K.)

Deborah Debas

Responsible Investment Specialist, Desjardins Wealth Management

Sucheta Rajagopal

Portfolio Manager, Mackie Research Capital Corp.

Rosalie Vendette

Sustainable Finance Expert, Independent Consultant