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Patrick Thomas

Patrick Thomas

Head of ESG Portfolio Management, Canaccord Genuity

As Head of ESG Investing, Patrick is responsible for the investment strategy for our ESG portfolios and manages the Canaccord ESG Thematic Growth fund. My day-to-day role involves thematic research, fund manager due diligence and portfolio construction. He is a member of the firm’s Asset Allocation Committee and Fund Selection Committees. I chair our ESG Committee and sit on the firm’s Climate Action & Sustainability Committee. Away from my desk, I spend a lot of time presenting to investment professionals on sustainability risks and opportunities.

I am a Chartered Fellow of the CISI, hold the CFA Society’s Certificate in ESG Investing and was named one of Citywire Wealth Manager’s Top 100 Fund Selectors in 2022.