As a member of the firm's ESG Research and Engagement team, Jackie serves as a subject matter expert for ESG, corporate governance, and proxy voting issues. He works closely with the investment teams on ESG integration and investment stewardship activities and is responsible for executing on TDAM's engagement and proxy voting priorities. Prior to joining the firm, he spent ten years advising public issuers and activist shareholders on complex shareholder matters at two specialist shareholder engagement consultancies and a global compensation advisor. In these roles, he represented activist shareholders and issuers on over 70 contested or critical situations and he routinely advised boards and management teams across the Canadian, U.S. and Latin American markets on all matters related to corporate governance and ESG. Jackie holds a B.B.A. with Distinction from the Schulich School of Business and has completed the CFA Institute's Certificate in ESG Investing.