Julie Segal, Environmental Defence Canada

Julie Segal leads a climate finance policy programme at Environmental Defence Canada, where she advances climate-related financial policy and regulation. She previously managed a portfolio of impact investments at the McConnell Foundation, where she invested in projects with positive impacts for Indigenous reconciliation and a just climate transition. She has won national and global awards for her work integrating environmental justice into sustainable finance, including winning First Prize Paper in the Ethics & Trust in Finance Global Prize. She writes about climate finance in the media, contributes to youth- and community-led environmental groups, and advises foundations on strategies for impact investing. Segal completed a Bachelor of Commerce at McGill University. She co-authored a policy roadmap to align Canada with a sustainable financial system and advised on the Climate-Aligned Finance Act in the Canadian Senate. She has also contributed to global discussions on climate finance, including by engaging with Canadian parliament and the United Nations. Segal recently joined the London School of Economics Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment as a Visiting Fellow on Just Transition.

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