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.