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Vanessa Allen
Vice President, ESG Research & Engagement at TD Asset Management


Vanessa helps to develop tools to quantify and attribute the ESG risks associated with TDAM investments, supports the ESG Engagement Committee and helps to advance ESG integration within TDAM while building knowledge across teams on the evolving ESG landscape. 

She gained experience through TDAM's Rotational Program, completing rotations on the Credit Research, Fundamental Equity Research and High Yield Teams. Prior to joining TDAM, Vanessa spent several years conducting public policy research in the U.S. analyzing various government entities' financial decisions, extending from public infrastructure investment, public-private partnerships, and the funding of pension liabilities. 

She holds a B.A. in Political Science and French from University of Notre Dame, an MPA from University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA from McGill University.

Agenda Sessions

  • Sustainable Investing: Focusing in on Diversity & Inclusion