Julie is Senior Manager, Climate Finance at Environmental Defence, where she advances climate-related financial policy and regulation. She previously managed a portfolio of impact investments at the McConnell Foundation. Her career combines sustainable finance and climate advocacy.
She’s won national and global awards for her work integrating environmental justice into sustainable finance, including winning First Prize Paper in the Ethics & Trust in Finance Global Prize. She was named a Top 30 Under 30 in Canada. She is an Associate at Youth Climate Lab and sits on the investment committee of The Michaëlle Jean Foundation. Julie writes about climate finance in the media, volunteers with various community- and youth-led environmental groups, and advises foundations on strategies for impact investing. Julie completed a Bachelor of Commerce at McGill University.