Jennifer Coulson Portrait

Jennifer Coulson

Vice President, ESG, BCI

Jennifer Coulson has worked in the financial services industry for over 17 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); serves on the PIAC Investor Stewardship Committee; Chairs the Investor Group of the 30% Club of Canada; and serves on the Investment Advisory Committee for the University of Victoria Student Investment Fund. Jennifer was recently recognized as one of B.C’s Most Influential Women in Finance by BC Business Magazine.



Sessions with this Speaker

ESG Today and Tomorrow: Overcoming Challenges and Preparing for What’s Next

  • Sustainability as Strategy
As the demand for ESG information rises and investor coalitions continue to grow, issuers need to consider how they’ll prioritize their engagements with investors.

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