Marie-Josée Privyk

ESG Advisor and Founder, FinComm Services

Marie-Josée is ESG Advisor and founder of FinComm Services, providing companies with sustainability reporting advisory services tailored to their needs and circumstances. Her deep expertise helps companies cut a clear path to decision-useful ESG and sustainability reporting as part of an effective management program that creates value for the company and for society.

Marie-Josee draws on 30 years of experience in capital markets, namely as a sell-side Financial Analyst and Head of research, as Director of Investor Relations for a publicly listed company, and as ESG Advisor to companies and investors. Prior to returning to independent advisory, Marie-Josée was Chief ESG Innovation Officer at Novisto, a leading ESG data management software company.

Marie-Josée is a member of the Enterprise Data Management Council’s ESG Steering Committee and Co-lead of its ESG Working Group; she is also a member of the Good Governance Academy’s ESG Exchange Technical Committee and the CCLI’s Canadian Climate Governance Experts Initiative.

A CFA charter holder, Marie-Josee also holds the IFRS Foundation’s Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) Credential, the Certificate in ESG Investing from the CFA Institute, and the Responsible Investment Professional Certification (RIPC) designation from the Canadian Responsible Investment Association. Marie-Josée holds a B.Com. in finance from McGill University and a certificate in Applied Communications from Université de Montréal.