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Alyson Slater


Alyson Slater
Location: Toronto, ON
Appointed: April 1, 2023
Term Expires: March 31, 2026

Alyson is the Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Investment in Canada, Public Markets, Manulife Investment Management, where she leads sustainable investment and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) activities in Canadian public markets. She supports ESG integration across asset classes, investment stewardship activities with issuers, product development, and engages with clients and key stakeholders in Canada and beyond.

With over two decades of experience, Alyson has successfully led consultancies and international organizations across Europe and Asia leveraging her expertise in climate risk, sustainable finance, ESG data, inclusive finance, and a wide range of other sustainability issues. During her tenure as an executive at the Global Reporting Initiative, she acquired specialist knowledge in sustainability reporting and disclosure. She currently serves as a member of the Ontario Securities Commission Continuous Disclosure Advisory Committee and the Canadian government’s Sustainable Development Advisory Body.

Alyson has an M.A. in Resource Management and Environmental Science from the University of British Columbia, and a B.A. (Honours) in Geography and Environmental Studies from McGill University.