Prior to joining UBC Sauder in 2016, Christie Stephenson spent more than 15 years at leading socially responsible and impacting investing firms, and previously worked in politics, government and the non-profit sector.
She has more than two decades of diverse board experience, having served as a director of cooperatives, non-profit organizations and private companies. She currently serves on the boards of the UBC Staff Pension Plan and Vancity financial cooperative and is a climate governance expert with the Canadian Climate Law Initiative.
She is a frequent speaker to industry and public audiences on topics related to governance, corporate social responsibility and responsible investing. She has provided training to board directors, accountants, corporate secretaries, investment managers and pension trustees, and teaches social finance at UBC Sauder School of Business.
She is regular media commentator who has been covered by the Globe and Mail, CBC, Report on Business Magazine, Business in Vancouver, among many media outlets.