Charles Benoit is an impact officer focused on climate action at FinDev Canada. He works with investment teams to assess the development impact potential of transactions as well as support the data reporting analysis of our portfolio, with a focus on climate mitigation and adaptation. He is also responsible for refining FinDev Canada’s strategic objectives and vision on climate action.
Prior to FinDev Canada, Charles worked in PSP Investments’ Responsible Investment group, where he was responsible for implementing the climate change strategy across the portfolio, as well as supporting investment teams in assessing ESG risks and opportunities. He also worked as a consultant at EY in Montreal, providing cross-functional climate change and sustainability advisory services to clients.
Charles holds a B.Sc. in Environmental Chemistry from McGill University and a Master of Environmental Management from Université de Sherbrooke and Université de technologie de Troyes.