Monika Freyman, CFA
Vice-President, Sustainable Investing

Monika plays a pivotal role in driving Addenda’s comprehensive approach to sustainable investing, which encompasses four key pillars: the integration of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions; the qualification of securities for impact and climate transition; stewardship that promotes sustainable capital markets to address systemic sustainability issues; and active corporate engagement.

Member of:

  • Sustainable Investing Committee


  • 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)


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

Industry Involvement:

  • Leadership Advisory Committee Member, Responsible Investing Association of Canada
  • 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)