Adam Goehner, senior manager of ESG strategy and risk at the British Columbia Investment Management Corp. accepting the Sustainable Investing Award from Gideon Scanlon, editor of Canadian Investment Review, at the 2022 Global Investment Conference in Lake Louise, AB.

The Canadian Investment Review is proud to announce the winners of the second annual Pension Leadership Awards.

The winners are:

Chief Investment Officer of the Year

  • James Davis, chief investment officer, the OPSEU Pension Trust

Sustainable Investing Award

  • The British Columbia Investment Management Corp., accepted by Adam Goehner (pictured) senior manager of ESG strategy and risk at the BCI

Innovation in DC Investment Award

  • Michael Dodd, associate vice-president, pensions, treasury and financial services, the Co-operators Group Ltd.

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During the awards, the Canadian Investment Review also recognized the money manager of the year and fastest-growing money manager awards, as compiled by the Canadian Institutional Investment Network and featured in Benefits Canada‘s 2020 Top 40 Money Managers Report.

Money manager of the year

  • BlackRock Asset Management Canada Ltd.

Fastest money manager climber — assets

  • BlackRock Asset Management Canada Ltd.

Fastest money manager climber — percentage

  • Black Creek Investment Management Inc.

The Canadian Investment Review would like to thank the awards judges:

  • Thak Bhola, manager, pension, investments and administration, Goodyear Canada Inc.
  • Ric Marrero, chief executive officer, the Association of Canadian Pension Management
  • Catherine Ann Marshall, principal, Real Alts Inc.
  • Thavanesan Naidoo, director, pension investment strategy, CIBC Pension Investment Management
  • Blake Wolfe, managing editor, Benefits Canada

Read full coverage of the Pension Leadership Awards here.