Trish Nixon

Director, Investments

CoPower Inc.


Trish is Director of Investments at CoPower, a clean energy investment platform empowering individuals to invest for profit and planet. There, she is responsible for product and capital raising strategy.  In her previous role at the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, Trish founded Impact8, a social venture accelerator, and led venture services for the SVX, a private impact investing platform. She also spearheaded the development of the MaRS/Virgin Unite Catalyst Fund.

Trish is has written and contributed to a number reports on impact investing including “Mission Possible: Assessing the Appetite, Activity and Barriers for Impact Investing Among Canadian Foundations,” and “Opportunities for Impact: A White Paper on Social Impact Investing” for TD Bank. She is the 2016 Recipient of the Edward Newton Award for Social Innovation, presented by MaRS, and co-recipient of the 2017 Clean50 Award for Environmental Entrepreneurship.

Trish holds an M.A. International Relations from the University of St. Andrews (Scotland).