Lindsay Patrick is Managing Director and Head of Strategic Initiatives and ESG at RBC Capital Markets. She leads the Sustainable Finance Group, and with her team, spearheads the provision of solutions and advice for RBC’s institutional and corporate clients across all areas of sustainable finance that incorporates both environmental and social perspectives. Lindsay is also responsible for the advancement of the RBC Capital Markets’ business strategy, supporting the firm’s overall growth and performance ambitions.

Lindsay has two decades experience in investment banking, spanning trading floors across North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. She began her career with RBC Capital Markets in investment banking in Toronto, followed by 10-years overseas with a global bank in London, where she held a variety of positions, including the Head of Global Equity Sales and Director of Macro Sales within its Global Equity Derivatives group. Returning to Toronto, she rejoined RBC Capital Markets as the Global ETF Strategist before launching the Sustainable Finance Group.

Lindsay is active within RBC and the industry in advancing important initiatives related to Diversity and Inclusion and is a mentor to numerous colleagues, supporting their growth and development across the bank.

Lindsay received her MBA with Honours in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, her BBA with Honours in International Business from Bishop’s University, is a CFA Charterholder and recently received the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing. Lindsay represents RBC on the Advisory Board for the Institute of Sustainable Finance and is recognized as leader in sustainability in Canada as a Clean50 Honoree. She is an active volunteer within her local community and serves on Investment Committee for the Oakville Community Foundation. Lindsay is the proud mother of four boys.