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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Elizabeth is Programme Manager for the Investment Leaders Group (ILG), a global network of pension funds, insurers and asset managers working to advance the practice of responsible investment. Elizabeth works with the ILG to integrate social and environmental considerations into mainstream finance, as well as develop insights that solve horizon challenges facing the sustainable finance community. Previously she led the Business & Nature team at CISL, leveraging her corporate background to help business leaders develop nature-positive strategies and action on their nature commitments. Her work included leading CISL's presence at the UN Biodiversity COP (COP15) in Montreal, and developing the first sector-specific primer on science-based targets for nature.


Prior to joining CISL, Elizabeth spent several years in Canada's Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry. Her experience spans roles in Marketing, Revenue Management, and Corporate Strategy & Development, where her recent work focused on advancing initiatives to support the company's sustainability vision. This included large scale capital investment projects, people strategies, and predicting the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on key trends. Her work has been used to advise executive leadership and the Board of Directors on emerging trends in the global food landscape, informing major investment and planning decisions.

Elizabeth has a keen interest in the role business can play in enabling the environment and communities to thrive, and holds an Honours in Business Administration and a Major in History from Western University.

Elizabeth Clark
Programme Manager, Investment Leaders Group