Account Manager, Vancity Community Investment Bank
Lars is a creative thinker working at the intersection of finance and social change. In his current role, he identifies new business relationships for Vancity Community Investment Bank, Canada’s first bank dedicated to social and environmental impact.
Previously, Lars worked at Purpose Capital, leading impact investing advisory projects for asset owners seeking to deploy more of their investments towards social and environmental good. Lars sits on the Canadian Community Economic Development Networks National Policy Council, the Investment Committee of the Evangelical Lutheran Foundation of Eastern Canada, and is the board chair of Not Far from the Tree, Toronto’s urban fruit picking project. Lars brings a diverse background across the triple bottom line with an undergraduate degree in environmental sustainability, graduate studies in social innovation, and a CFA charter.