Julie brings more than 35 years of experience in the capital markets. She has served as the Chief Investment Officer at CAAT since 2006, where she has been instrumental in shaping the Plan’s investment portfolio to meet long-term funding goals. Julie is a member of the board of directors of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance, and is a past Chair of the Pension Investment Association of Canada. She is also the Chair of the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation’s Investment Advisory Committee and on the University of Waterloo’s Pension Investment Committee. Julie is the recipient of the Canadian Investment Review’s CIO of the Year Award for 2020, which recognizes her leadership in pension investing and her role in the success of CAAT’s investment program. She has a BA in Economics from the University of Waterloo and is a CFA charterholder.