Christie Stephenson has been Executive Director of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at the University of British Columbia’s School Sauder since 2016. She previously spent more than 15 years working at ESG investing firms Jantzi Research Associates (Sustainalytics), NEI Investments (Ethical Funds), and Rally Assets (Purpose Capital).
Christie also has more than two decades of diverse director experience, serving on the boards of organizations from start-ups to large mature entities, including companies, cooperatives, non-profit organizations, university governance bodies, and a multi-employer pension plan.
She is currently a director of Vancity, one of Canada’s largest financial cooperatives, and Central 1, one of Canada’s domestic systemically important financial institutions (D-SIFI), as well as a member of the Climate Governance Experts Network of the Canadian Climate Law Initiative, the Metro Vancouver Zero Emissions Innovation Centre investment committee, and the B.C. Securities Commission Corporate Finance Stakeholder Forum.
Christie is a regular TV, print and radio media commentator on responsible business and investing.