Karen Clarke-Whistler ICD.D
Karen is a Principal at ESG Global Advisors. She is a leading business voice in environmental and related social aspects of ESG. Karen has in-depth knowledge of current environmental risks and opportunities, ratings, best practice in environmental disclosures and reporting. She has advised Boards and Senior Management and engaged with investors, environmental and community stakeholders.
Judy Cotte LL.M.
Judy is the CEO of ESG Global Advisors, a firm that bridges the gap between companies and investors on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. With over 20 years’ legal experience, the last 10 of which has been exclusively focused on ESG, Judy is a globally recognized expert on ESG and responsible investment.
Michelle de Cordova MSc
Michelle has played a prominent role in Canadian responsible investment for over ten years, and has more than twenty years of global experience in environmental and social sustainability. As a leading corporate engagement practitioner with deep expertise in sustainability issues, Michelle is a sought-after speaker who has played a key role in ESG investor collaborations in Canada and globally.
Sarah Keyes CPA, CA
Sarah Keyes is a Principal at ESG Global Advisors. With a decade of diverse experience as a thought leader, consultant and auditor, Sarah is a recognized voice on the financial impacts of ESG issues for the Canadian business community. She is a speaker, author and facilitator on the impacts of climate change risks and opportunities on governance, strategy, risk management and performance.
Scott Margach CFA
Scott has more than 25 years investment experience managing both Canadian and US Equities. During that time he has been responsible for managing assets for institutional clients, mutual funds and most recently for high net worth private client portfolios. As lead Portfolio Manager, Scott was involved in and responsible for the proxy voting for ESG related issues for all of these various mandates.
Jason Milne CFA
Jason has more than 20 years’ experience in the investment industry in Canada. Having specialized in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and responsible investment for over 15 years, Jason is a frequent speaker and well-regarded authority on all matters relating to ESG.
Rebecca Zentner-Barrett is an Associate at ESG Global Advisors. Previously, she was a Proxy Voting Analyst with RBC Global Asset Management’s (“RBC GAM”) Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment group where she was responsible for making proxy voting recommendations for all of the firm’s global funds. She also did extensive research and writing on ESG-related issues, in general and in advance of company-specific engagements.