Shelly Dhawan is Director ESG Research at Mackenzie Investments where she takes a lead role in analyzing the environmental performance, social responsibility, and corporate governance (ESG) of the company’s Funds. Shelly has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, almost 10 of which are in ESG analysis. Prior to this, Shelly was responsible for ESG and ethical risk management for Vancity Savings Credit Union. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in Commerce from the University of British Columbia and a Responsible Investment Specialist (RIS) designation. She is a passionate supporter of the arts and of the Indian Summer Festival, to which she lent considerable volunteer support in its formative years. She served on the board of the Indian Summer Arts Society from 2013-2016, holding the Treasurer and Secretary roles.