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Event Date Wed Oct 13 EDT - Thu Oct 14 EDT (10 days ago)
Location Virtual
Region Americas

This event will enable you to develop an improved investment approach to mitigate market risks, increase mission-related returns, and boost overall portfolio performance.

• Build an exemplary ESG and impact Investment strategy to strengthen donor loyalty.
• Strike the perfect balance between risk and high returns to fund your mission.
• Diversity your portfolio with an enhanced asset mix that includes private debt, real estate, and infrastructure.
• Benchmark best practices with 40+Institutional Investment leaders from North America’s most successful foundations, endowments and Not-for-Profits.

Learn and network with top investors from Aspen Institute, McConnell Foundation, University of Sherbrooke, Commonwealth Fund, Australian Communities Foundation, Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada and many more!


2021 Speakers

Mario Lavallee
Professor of Finance and CIO, Universite De Sherbrooke

Erika K. Murphy
CFA, CAIA - Managing Director and Investment Director

Leah Wood
Director, Business Development and Client Service, Impax Asset Management

Jamie Bonham
Director, Corporate Engagement, NEI

Christian Duceppe
Vice-President and Co-Chief Investments Officer, Public Markets, Desjardins

Kevin McCreadie

David Greene
Head of Multi-Asset Investment Specialists – Absolute Return and Fund Solutions, Amundi Asset Management

Tanya Bishop
Senior Vice President and Institutional Business Development Officer, Amundi Asset Management

Nalini Feuilloley
Director, Responsible Investment, BMO

Jory Cohen
Director of Finance and Impact Investment, Foundation Inspirit Foundation

Eric St. Pierre
Executive Director, Foundation Familiale Trottier

Jennifer Johnstone
President & CEO, Central City Foundation

Maree Sidey
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Communities Foundation

Annie Theriault
Chief Investment Officer, Grand Challenges Canada Grands Defis Canada

Jamie Hall
Chief Operating Officer, Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation, UHN Foundation

Judy Samuelson
Founder and Executive Director, Business and Society Program, Aspen Institute

Dawn Desjardins
Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist, RBC Royal Bank

Joel Wittenberg
Former Vice and CIO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Chief Executive Officer, W.K Kellogg Foundation

Jeffry Haber
Controller, The Commonwealth Fund

Gilles Lavoie
Senior Investment Consultant and Canadian Leader of Endowments and Foundations, Mercer

Gwendolyn de Guzman
Senior Advisor, Business Development and Client Relations Department, Desjardins

Nancy Lee
General Manager, Desjardins

Julie Segal
Senior Analyst, Solutions Finance and Impact Investing, McConnell Foundation

Erica Barbosa Vargas
Director Social Finance and Impact Investing, Second Muse

Mark Blumberg
Partner, Blumbergs

Ramesh Kashyap
Managing Director & Group Head, Alternative Investments, Ninepoint Partners

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

• Maxam
• Mercer
• Amundi Asset Management
• Ninepoint Partners

• Desjardins