Katie Wheatley

Head of Canada, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

Katie Wheatley serves as Head of Canada for the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), and is based in Montreal, Quebec. The PRI brings responsible investors together to work towards sustainable markets that contribute to a more prosperous world for all.

Before joining the PRI, Katie supported asset owners in developing and furthering their approach to ESG risks and opportunities through responsible investment governance while at SHARE. Prior, she led the award-winning Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative, which collaborates with Indigenous and non-Indigenous investors to build capital markets that advance reconciliation goals and respect for Indigenous rights.

Ahead of focusing on responsible investment, Katie led several initiatives that advanced Indigenous rights recognition, community development, and environmental sustainability across Canada. Katie has also published peer-reviewed research on Indigenous rights recognition, human-nature interactions, and oil sands governance. 

Katie currently serves on the board of the Definity Insurance Foundation. 

Speaker Sessions

From Risk to Reward: Unlocking Private Investment in Low-Carbon Solutions

  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Innovation, Technology and Deployment
  • Finance, Trade and Investment
  • Government Policy and Corporate Governance
Session Date
Wednesday, Feb 14 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Katie Wheatley Head of Canada, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
John Stackhouse Senior Vice President, Office of the CEO, RBC
Barbara Zvan President and CEO, University Pension Plan (UPP)
Jill Earthy Chief Executive Officer, InBC Investment Corp.
Erin Flanagan Director, Canada Growth Fund Investment Management Inc.
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