Sophie Cousineau is vice-president, ESG & Corporate Affairs, at WSP Global. In this role, she helps define WSP’s ESG policies and communication strategies for investors and other stakeholders. Prior to joining WSP, in 2021, she worked for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) for eight years as vice-president, ESG and Sustainable Investing, and, before that, as chief of staff to the president and CEO.
Previously, Ms. Cousineau worked as a business reporter and columnist for close to 20 years. She was chief Quebec correspondent and Report on Business columnist for the Globe and Mail from 2012 to 2014 and business columnist for Montreal’s La Presse newspaper from 2001 to 2012. Ms. Cousineau holds an executive MBA from Oxford University, an M.Sc. in Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a B. Arts in Economics and Political Sciences from McGill University.