Trish NixonManaging Director, Commercial Impact Banking at Vancity Community Investment Bank
Trish Nixon, having spent her career working to accelerate impact investing in Canada, currently leads the team responsible for product and funding strategies at Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB). Prior to VCIB, she was an early member of CoPower’s executive team before being acquired by VCIB in 2019. At CoPower, she was instrumental in the development of the firm’s clean energy investment products, in building a client base of over 800 mission-aligned investors, and in facilitating the firm’s acquisition. In prior roles at MaRS Discovery District, she provided advisory services to impact investors and intermediaries and founded an impact accelerator and venture fund. Trish is the 2016 Recipient of the Edward Newton Award for Social Innovation and co-recipient of the 2017 Clean50 Award for Environmental Entrepreneurship.