Jennifer Coulson has worked in the financial services industry for more than 20 years. She began her career in the mutual fund business working for a national firm that specializes in responsible investing solutions. As a senior member of the Public Markets Department at BCI she now oversees Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risk analysis for portfolio companies; engages with companies to manage ESG risk; develops public policy submissions on ESG matters of broad relevance to the investment industry; and oversees the proxy voting program. Jennifer has an undergraduate degree in Environment & Resource Management from the University of Western Ontario as well as a Masters in Environmental Studies from York University. She has attained the Institute of Corporate Directors designation (ICD.D); Chairs the Investor Group of the 30% Club of Canada; serves on the Investment Advisory Committee for the University of Victoria Student Investment Fund; and, a member of the Board for the SDI Asset Owner Platform. Jennifer was recently recognized as one of B.C’s Most Influential Women in Finance by BC Business Magazine.