Patricia Fletcher

Chief Executive Officer, Responsible Investment Association

As Chief Executive Officer, Patricia Fletcher leads the RIA team in pursuit of its mission to grow responsible investment (RI) in Canada by advancing the policy and regulatory environment, deepening industry education, and supporting market development, as presented in its five strategic priorities. 

Patricia joins the RIA most recently from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) where she served as Vice President, Education. During her tenure she was instrumental in driving innovation in the ICD’s flagship Director’s Education Program and the development of numerous ESG-focused programs for Canada’s director community. Patricia led the establishment of Chapter Zero Canada, the Canadian chapter of the World Economic Forum’s Climate Governance Initiative (CGI) and also served on CGI’s global board education committee. Previously Patricia held senior roles at the Canadian Institute, the Hay Group and the Institute for International Research. She is an accomplished executive in the corporate governance and continuing education industries with more than 20 years of experience in leading commercial information businesses and teams committed to creating content that is impactful and of value. 

Speaker Sessions

Future-Ready Reporting: Preparing for Effective Sustainability Disclosures

  • Restoring and Protecting Nature
  • Ensuring Water Security
  • Building Resilient Communities
  • Intersectional Track
  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Finance, Trade and Investment
  • Government Policy and Corporate Governance
  • Labour, Skills Training and Capacity Building
Session Date
Wednesday, Feb 14 2024 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Patricia Fletcher Chief Executive Officer, Responsible Investment Association
Pamela Steer President and CEO, CPA Canada
Bindu Dhaliwal SVP, ESG & Corporate Governance, CIBC
Jennifer Coulson Senior Managing Director & Global Head, ESG, BC Investment Management (BCI)
Dan Hugo Chief Financial and Strategy Officer, ATB Financial