With over 30 years of experience, Corinne offers a unique perspective and experience on integrating economic, social, and environmental risks and opportunities to maximize business and societal outcomes for Sussex’s clients as a Senior Counsel. As a climate finance pioneer, she has developed much of the foundation upon which the global carbon markets of today operate.
Prior to Sussex, Corinne has built businesses to become global leaders in carbon finance and the environmental consulting spaces; facilitated numerous multi-million-dollar innovative carbon market transactions between global corporations; advised on the establishment of high value climate funds; and, mentored and led large multi-cultural teams around the world on major EPCM projects. Corinne is CEO of Climate and Sustainable Innovation, a boutique consultancy, and advises on blockchain-based carbon market exchanges, carbon markets and pricing, sustainable finance, and ESG (environmental, social and governance) considerations.
She currently sits on numerous boards and committees including, Los Andes Copper Ltd. (Director and Chair of ESG Committee), Canadian Energy Research Institute – CERI (Chair, Board of Directors), Halifax Climate Investment, Innovation, and Impact Fund – HCi3 (Founding Board of Directors), EfficencyOne – E1 (Board of Directors), Independent Review Committee, Alternative ESG Fund, and Waratah Capital Advisors.
She is also a former Managing Director of Hatch's Environmental Services (ES) Group, where she was responsible for environment, community, climate, sustainability, community investment, indigenous partnerships, and corporate sustainability reporting. She also worked as Managing Director of Environmental Brokerage Services at Cantor Fitzgerald, specializing in global carbon markets. She co-founded a highly successful greenhouse gas (GHG) brokerage subsidiary, establishing it as one of the world's leading climate market firms.
Corinne is a Certified Corporate Director (CDI.D) and holds the ESGGlobal Competent Boards Designation (GCB.D). She holds a Master of Environmental Studies from York University and a Honours BA from St. Thomas University.