Martina Macpherson, FICRS, has a long-term track record in sustainable investing. She has been recognised as a strategic influencer (Commetric ESG Influencer Index, 2020; Modern Slavery Influencer Index, 2018) for her ESG strategy, product and research work in industry and academia.
Martina is Head of ESG Strategy at ODDO BHF AM & PE, and President of the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets. In 2014, she founded SI Partners Ltd., an ESG investment content, research and analytics firm. Prior to that, she has held a range of senior global research, risk mgt., business and product development roles at Moody's ESG Solutions, S&P Global Inc., MSCI ESG Research and Lloyds Banking Group - Insight Investment. Earlier in her career, she worked for F&C Asset Management and Deutsche Bank.
Martina is a visiting fellow at Henley Business School and a guest lecturer at University of Zurich. She is an advisory board member at ROSIF, the Sustainable Investment Forum for Eastern Europe and at the European Law Institute (ELI). Previously, she was an an analyst advisory board member at UKSIF, the UK’s sustainable investment and finance association. She also was a mentor at the Global Thinkers Forum, and at the ICRS.
Deb Boulanger is CEO of The Great Do-Over, Inc., founder of the Launch Lab for Women Entrepreneurs, and host of the Life After Corporate podcast. She helps smart, accomplished women leaders make the leap from corporate leader to entrepreneur and replace their six-figure salary.
Over the last 20 years, Deb has launched dozens of services that generated hundreds of millions in revenue for her clients, and launched and grew a single division of Gartner from 0 to $32 Million in 30 months. She has taught and advised hundreds of new and aspiring women entrepreneurs to use these same proven strategies to test their business ideas and validate their money-making model.
Ben specializes in a holistic, systems-based approach to understanding and building upon the complex human, natural and economic relationships that create and sustain the vitality and viability of a place.
Ben has provided a range of professional expertise to a wide spectrum of projects across North America, helping to develop models of thinking that integrate ecological and living-systems approaches with large-scale development. He has worked with developers and design teams, governmental agencies, city planning departments, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and others to apply the Regenesis approach to a broad range of community development issues and contexts.
Ben is a skilled writer, facilitator, and strategic thinker. His current work focuses on developing processes that coalesce diverse stakeholders around unifying, higher-order aims. Recent projects have included a new sustainable community planned for the outskirts of Capetown, South Africa and a regional sustainability planning project in the Finger Lakes region of New York. He also acts as a faculty member for The Regenerative Practitioner series.