Susan is the Central Market Leader for EY’s Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) practice with 15 years of experience helping clients identify and develop economic solutions for environmental and social challenges. Susan’s work in financial services, mining, retail, consumer products, and transportation includes environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused program reviews and evaluations, stakeholder consultations, materiality assessments, internal audit and risk management, sustainability reporting strategy and guidance, and assurance. Prior to joining EY, Susan worked for an investment research firm to identify and assess the impact ESG issues and risks could have on the future financial performance of large cap stocks listed on the MSCI world index. In 2014, Susan was named to the Clean 50 and Clean 16 list of professionals, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to clean capitalism.
Susan holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business with a specialization in Finance and Sustainability and has recently been appointed to the Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business advisory council. She is an adjunct professor with the University of Toronto, where she co-teaches a graduate course in environmental finance and sustainable investing. Past affiliations include Director of the Social Investment Organization and Associate Fellow with the Institute for Research and Innovation out of York University.