James Estey, Board Chair of Gibson Energy Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Judy Cotte to its Board of Directors.
Ms. Cotte was appointed as a director of Gibson on March 17, 2020. Ms. Cotte is currently the Chief Executive Officer of ESG Global Advisors, a firm that bridges the gap between companies and investors on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. With over 20 years’ legal experience, the last 10 of which has been exclusively focused on ESG, Ms. Cotte is a globally recognized expert on ESG and responsible investment. Prior to forming ESG Global Advisors, Ms. Cotte was V.P. & Head of Corporate Governance & Responsible Investment for RBC Global Asset Management and was a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Ms. Cotte has a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Toronto and holds a Masters of Law from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. Ms. Cotte is a current member of the TSX Listings Advisory Group, the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance’s Public Policy Committee and the UN PRI’s Global Policy Reference Group. In 2020, Ms. Cotte received a Clean50 award for her leadership in advancing sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada.