About Us

Patricia Fletcher,

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer, Patricia Fletcher leads the RIA team in pursuit of its mission to grow responsible investment (RI) in Canada by advancing the policy and regulatory environment, deepening industry education, and supporting market development, as presented in its five strategic priorities.

Patricia joins the RIA most recently from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) where she served as Vice President, Education. During her tenure she was instrumental in driving innovation in the ICD’s flagship Director’s Education Program and the development of numerous ESG focused programs for Canada’s director community. Patricia led the establishment of Chapter Zero Canada, the Canadian chapter of the World Economic Forum’s Climate Governance Initiative (CGI) and also served on CGI’s global board education committee. Previously Patricia held senior roles at the Canadian Institute, the Hay Group and the Institute for International Research. She is an accomplished executive in the corporate governance and continuing education industries with more than 20 years of experience in leading commercial information businesses and teams committed to creating content that is impactful and of value.