Julie Bernard

November 10th, 2021

Julie Bernard is a PhD candidate in management at Université Laval. Her doctoral thesis is on shareholder engagement strategies (mainly proxy voting) in a responsible investment context and on stakeholder engagement in materiality assessment in sustainability reporting. She was awarded Bertram Scholar by the Canadian Foundation for Governance Research. She was selected for the 12th Ivey/ARCS PhD Sustainability Academy which, on annual basis, convenes promising PhD students and senior researchers championing path-breaking research on sustainability. Before her doctoral studies, she worked for several years in responsible investment at Groupe investissement responsable (GIR) Inc. She was involved in this community through the Initiative finance durable-Finance Sustainability Initiative (IFD-FSI, now part of finance Montréal).