David Rutherford

VP, ESG Services,
NEI Investments, Aviso Wealth

David Rutherford originally joined NEI as VP Marketing in August 2016 with a mandate to lead the re-positioning of the organization around Responsible Investing (RI). In his current role since May 2019, David is leading NEI’s ESG team and program helping reinforce the company’s leadership position in the rapidly changing investment landscape and increasingly competitive RI space. A highly versatile leader with 30+ years’ experience in corporate, government, agency and non-profit organizations, David holds an undergraduate degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Ryerson University, and earned a master’s degree in Social Psychology from the London School of Economics, where he examined the impact of digital technology on human behaviour and interaction. He has also earned his living as an abstract oil painter, cartoonist, writer and journalist.