Vanessa Allen

May 6th, 2021

As a Vice President on the ESG Research & Engagement Team, Vanessa serves as an ESG specialist, supporting ESG analysis internally, conducting company engagements and developing ESG thought leadership. Prior to joining the Investment Team, she worked on the Investment Risk Team, developing tools to quantify and attribute the ESG risks associated with investments, and worked to build awareness around the evolving ESG landscape.

Prior to joining TD Asset Management in 2016, she spent several years conducting public policy research in the U.S., analyzing various government entities’ financial decisions concerning public infrastructure investment, public-private partnerships and the funding of pension liabilities.

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