2021 Speakers

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Christine Bergeron

President and CEO


Mark Carney

UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance

Jennifer Coulson

Vice President, ESG


Jaqui Parchment


Mercer Canada

Rahul Bhardwaj

President and CEO

Institute of Corporate Directors

Lara Zink

President and CEO

Women in Capital Markets

Bertrand Millot

Head of Climate Risk and Issues


Anuj A. Shah

Partner, Head of US & UK

KKS Advisors

Bérénice Lasfargues

ESG Specialist

BNP Paribas Asset Management

Bruce Duguid

Director, Head of Stewardship, EOS

Federated Hermes

Sucheta Rajagopal

Portfolio Manager

Research Capital Corp.

Susan Uthayakumar

President, Sustainability Business Division

Schneider Electric

Sarah Couturier-Tanoh

Senior Shareholder Engagement & Policy Analyst


Jory Cohen

Director of Finance and Impact Investment

Inspirit Foundation

Carol Smith

Financial Advisor

Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network

Lindsey Walton

Head of Canada

Principles for Responsible Investment

Rosalie Vendette

Sustainable Finance Expert

Ian Robertson

VP, Director and Portfolio Manager

Odlum Brown Limited

Muska Ulhaq

Manager, Operations and Programs

RIA Canada

Jonathan Lo

VP and Client Portfolio Manager

AGF Investments Inc.

Greg Dalgetty

Senior Editor

Investment Executive

Monique Mathys-Graaff

Senior Advisor and Public Markets Lead

Impact Management Project

Brent Bergeron

Senior VP, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability

Pan American Silver Corp.

Sarah Keyes


ESG Global Advisors

Peter Richardson

Climate Strategist

Manifest Climate

Melissa Shin

Editorial Director

Advisor’s Edge & Investment Executive

John Coyne

VP External Affairs & Sustainability

Unilever Canada

Mary Robinson

Director, Research, Policy & Collaboration

RIA Canada

Doug Guzman

Group Head

RBC Wealth Management, RBC Insurance RBC Investor & Treasury Services

Dustyn Lanz


RIA Canada

Olga Bordatcheva

Senior Manager, Member Relations

RIA Canada

Diane Young

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

Addenda Capital

Ryan Riordan

Research Director

Institute for Sustainable Finance, Smith School of Business, Queen's University

Kate Murray

Director, Impact Management

Rally Assets

Sean Cleary


Institute for Sustainable Finance, Smith School of Business, Queen's University

Michelle Edkins

Managing Director, Investment Stewardship


Alexa Blain

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Deetken Impact

Marie-Justine Labelle

Head of Responsible Investment

Desjardins Investments

Jamie Bonham

Director, Corporate Engagement


Chris Fidler

Senior Director, Product Management

CFA Institute

Michelle de Cordova


ESG Global Advisors Inc.

Belissa Rojas

Impact Measurement and Management Lead, SDG Impact Team


Jackie Cook

Director of Investment Stewardship Research


Deborah Kidd

Director, Global Industry Standards

CFA Institute

Sean Gilbert

Director, Member Engagement


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