Founder and President, Millani
Milla Craig has more than 15 years’ experience in the securities industry. In her current role, Ms. Craig shares her unique expertise, vision and pragmatic approach in sustainable development, reporting, and responsible investment by offering consulting services, workshops, and conferences. In addition to having co-founded the Finance and Sustainability Initiative, Ms. Craig was selected to join the 2013 Sustainability Accounting Standards Board’s (SASB) Financial Sector review. She is also the Montreal co-chair of the International Women’s Forum’s Water Initiative. Ms. Craig holds a degree in administration as well as the Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC) designation.
Adjunct Professor, Concordia University
Amr Addas is an Adjunct Professor at the John Molson School of Business and the Goodman Institute, Concordia University, and a member of the Core Faculty for the Sustainable Investment Professional Certificate (SIPC) program. In addition, Amr has taught at McGill University and Sherbrooke University. He is also a Research Associate and responsible for industry relations for the Desjardins Chair in Sustainable Investing at Sherbrooke University. In his capacity as a financial consultant, Amr works with financial advisors and portfolio managers, offering portfolio construction services and newsletters, as well as heading portfolio construction at WealhKernel, a UK-based robo-advisor. Amr is also involved in a number of volunteer sustainable investing activities, including being a member of Finance Montréal’s Working Group on Sustainable Investing. Amr obtained his MBA from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1995 and his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the American University in Cairo in 1991. Amr is an active member of the CFA Institute.
Senior Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY
Stephanie Hamilton is a sustainability professional with more than twenty years of experience working as a management consultant. She supports clients in a variety of industry sectors in the development of sustainability strategy and corporate social responsibility reporting. An engineer by training, Ms. Hamilton promotes sustainability-thinking in all aspects of a business and is keen to help companies transition to a low-carbon economy.
Sustainable Development Advisor, Desjardins Group
Solène Hanquier is a corporate social responsibility advisor with more than 5 years’ experience in the field. In her current role, Ms. Hanquier contributes to the development of the company’s strategies and proposes sustainable business practices, related among others, to climate change and portfolio decarbonization. She’s responsible for Desjardins’ reporting to the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) and contributes to its extra-financial annual report. Ms Hanquier holds a Masters in Environmental Management, a 2nd cycle microprogram diploma in Environmental Verification and a Bachelor in Accounting.
Senior manager, Responsible Investment, PSP Investments
Stephane contributes to the integration of ESG factors in the activities of PSP Investments (public markets, real estate, private equity, infrastructure, natural resources and private debt). He provides advice on ESG related matters, develops portfolio analysis and tools for integrating ESG factors into investment decisions, and participates in corporate engagement and industry collaborative initiatives. Before joining PSP, Stephane worked as a management consultant focused on sustainability and climate change topics.