Andrea Robertson, Vice-Chair

As a leader in driving the development of a strong sustainable investing strategy at TD Wealth, Andrea has developed and is implementing a program for the Advice Channel.  In addition, she provides advice to organizations and individuals as they seek to  align their missions and values with their investments. As one of the Canadian banking industry’s only dedicated subject matter experts for the charitable sector, Andrea Robertson helps hundreds of non-profit organizations across Canada to develop prudent investment policies, address governance and financial considerations, and implement ethical investing requirements. Utilizing her sector and governance expertise, Andrea helps individuals who are […]

Lucille D’Souza, Secretary

Lucille D’Souza is Vice-President, Associate General Counsel, Strategy & Operations for RBC Law Group based in Toronto.  The Strategy team provides legal support for IP, Marketing & Sponsorship, Canadian & U.S. Regulatory, Real Estate, Procurement and Strategy matters at RBC.  The Operations team is responsible for external counsel relationships, innovation of RBC Law Group’s practices and technology, e-Discovery and business measurement & reporting. Lucille was called to the Law Society of Ontario in 1998. Prior to joining RBC in November 2000, Lucille worked as an associate in the Toronto Business Law Group of a Canadian law firm providing advice on […]

Tolu Ajise, Treasurer

Tolu Ajise currently holds the position of Coordinator of Accounting Services at the City of Burlington where she manages a team with overall responsibility for the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions of the City and serves as the finance liaison between the City and the Local Culture Boards which include the Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington Public Library, Performing Arts Centre, and the Museums providing finance and accounting guidance. As a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) with an MBA in Finance and Multinational Management from The Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania, Tolu uses her expertise and management […]

Alan Ng

Alan Ng is currently Executive Director of Move to Where Inc., a global business and immigration consulting company. He also owns and operates an accounting practice providing start-ups and SME companies with management consulting services. In addition, he has started up a business in the education sector. He is a current member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in China and sits on the Investment Committee. He has over 15 years of Leadership and Finance experience working in Canadian, United Kingdom and German financial institutions. He has an extensive background in management consulting and has strong interests in government and […]

Annayah Jean (AJ) Fernandez Rivera

Annayah Jean (AJ) Fernandez Rivera is a managing director at Accenture, based in Toronto. AJ has been with Accenture for 25 years and currently leads technology sales and delivery for the Products client group. Her day-to-day involves working with clients to identify and implement ways that technology can transform their businesses into becoming high performance enterprises. This could range from strategizing on full-scale digital transformation, to deploying teams to deliver efficiencies, to honing in on where an organization’s most impactful insights are and developing ways to analyze and extract value in data. She has worked in Asia, Europe, and North […]

Elliot Pobjoy

Elliot Pobjoy is an executive leader and lawyer who has led companies and organizations in the private, health tech, not-for-profit and public sectors. Previously, Elliot was the senior vice-president and managing director of a publicly-traded health technology company and co-CEO of War Child Canada, an award-winning global humanitarian organization. Elliot has also served in various political public service and law roles. Elliot trained and practiced law at Goodmans LLP, one of Canada’s leading corporate law firms, where he supported and advised diverse and international clientele on complex legal matters and transactions. Elliot has held senior advisory roles to Cabinet Ministers, […]

Enrique Cuyegkeng

Enrique Cuyegkeng, with his proven track record of leadership, building high-performance teams and capabilities resulting in the growth of stakeholder value, is a volunteer member of the investment committee of the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP) and is a board member of ACCES Employment.  He was previously a senior investment and pension executive with three decades of institutional investing experience as a portfolio manager and allocator across public and private markets strategies.  He has had distinguished careers with TD Asset Management, OPSEU Pension Trust, and most recently, the fund management group at Ontario Power Generation. Enrique is an […]

Miguel A. Lopez

Miguel A. Lopez. is a Supply Chain and Operations management professional with more than 25 years’ experience in the Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Industry. Miguel migrated from Mexico in 2006 and secured his first job in Canada as a Supply Chain consultant for Accenture Canada through ACCES Employment. Since then, Miguel has volunteered with ACCES in a number of different capacities including developing class exercises for the Supply Chain Connections program, serving on the Supply Chain Connections Advisory Committee, participating in numerous Speed Mentoring Events including the Connectors program and numerous times as guest speaker for the Supply Chain Connections […]

Raly Chakarova

Raly Chakarova is the Executive Director of the Toronto and Area Road Builders Association (TARBA), a leading industry association, whose members perform most of the new road construction and maintenance in the Greater Toronto Area and Simcoe County. Prior to this role, Raly was the Executive Director of the BOLT Charitable Foundation, Director of Policy at the Toronto Region Board of Trade, and Senior Advisor to the Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Growth, among other roles in the non-profit and government sectors. Raly is a Board Member of ACCES Employment and the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario […]

Sharon Connolly

Sharon Connolly is a seasoned business professional.  She spent more than 20 years in commercial lending and real estate financing with BDC. In her most recent roles she supported women and newcomer entrepreneurs to achieve their business goals.  Sharon endeavours to lead her teams to provide the best possible solutions to meet client needs. This is accomplished by working effectively with business partners to determine not only financing but operational needs of clients.  She holds a BBA from the University of Prince Edward Island and an MBA from Schulich School of Business at York University.

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