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Eugene Ellmen

Former National Director, Oikocredit Canada

Eugene is a Canadian leader in impact investing. The former national director of Oikocredit Canada, he also served for 13 years as executive director of the Social Investment Organization, now known as the Responsible Investment Association.

Eugene is also an author and writer on responsible investment, and has won both the SIO Distinguished Service Award, and an Excellence in Corporate Responsibility Award. A resident of Hamilton, Ontario, Eugene sits on the board of Fairtrade Canada, the Canadian branch of Fairtrade International, a global organization working to secure better prices, decent working conditions, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers.