British Columbia

Christie Stephenson

Executive Director, Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, University of British Columbia

Christie Stephenson is the Executive Director of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at UBC Sauder School of Business.

Before joining UBC Sauder in 2016, Christie spent 15 years at socially responsible and impact investing firms Sustainalytics (then Jantzi Research Associates), NEI Investments (Ethical Funds) and Rally Assets (then Purpose Capital).

Christie also has more than two decades of diverse board experience. She is currently a director of Vancity financial cooperative, where she chairs the governance committee and serves on its audit committee. She also serves on the board, and environmental, social and governance committee, of the University of British Columbia Staff Pension Plan, as well as the board, governance and risk committees, of Central 1, one of Canada’s domestic systemically important financial institutions.

She is a frequent speaker to industry and academic audiences and a regular media commentator on topics related to responsible business, governance and investing.