Christie Stephenson is the Executive Director of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. Prior to joining UBC Sauder in 2016, she spent more than 15 years at leading socially responsible and impacting investing firms including Sustainalytics and NEI Investments (Ethical Funds). She previously worked in politics, government and the non-profit sector.
Stephenson has more than two decades of diverse board experience, having served as a director of cooperatives, non-profit organizations and private companies. She is currently a board director of Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) and a governance committee member at BlueShore Financial.
She is a frequent speaker to industry and public audiences on topics related to governance, corporate social responsibility and responsible investing. She has provided training to board directors, accountants, corporate secretaries, investment managers and pension trustees, and teaches social finance at UBC Sauder School of Business.
She is regular media commentator who has been covered by the Globe and Mail, CBC, Report on Business Magazine, Business in Vancouver, among many media outlets.