Monika Freyman, CFA
Vice-President, Sustainable Investing

Monika leads the team responsible for orchestrating an authentic and holistic approach to the four pillars of sustainable investing at Addenda, namely the integration of ESG factors into investment decisions, corporate stewardship, qualification of securities for impact and climate transition investing, and the promotion of sustainable capital markets.

Member of:

  • Sustainable Investing Committee

Career:

  • Addenda Capital: Vice-President, Sustainable Investing (since 2022)
  • Mercer: Head of Sustainable Investing (2020-2022)
  • Ceres: Founder and Director of The Investor Water Hub (2012-2020)
  • Trillium Asset Management: ESG Product Design Consultant (2010-2011)
  • Driehaus Capital Management: Emerging Markets Equity Analyst (2000-2003)
  • Trans-National Research: Emerging Market Analyst (1997–1999)
  • HBP Vietnam: Emerging Market Finance Manager (1995–1997)
  • Royal Bank of Canada: Sales Associate, Fixed Income (1992-1994)

Education:

  • Master of Science from Loyola University Chicago
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of British Columbia
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®)

Industry Involvement:

  • Board Member, CFA Institute Board of Regents (since 2018)
  • ESG Working Group Member, CFA Institute (since 2020)
  • Advisory Committee Member, Committee on Integrating Environmental, Social and Governance Factors in Pension Plan Supervision for the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities (CAPSA) (since 2021)
  • Advisory Committee Member, Valuing Water Advisory Committee, Government of the Netherlands (since 2021)