Marie-Claude Bourgie

Executive Director

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Marie-Claude Bourgie

Greater Montreal Climate Fund

Executive Director

Marie-Claude has combined her academic background in environmental policies and finance to cultivate an expertise in climate finance and development. She started her career as an international climate finance consultant for Global Consult and EcoRessources, guiding governments and the private sector on international climate-change policies and financing models. She worked for six years as the Chief Development Officer of the One Drop Foundation, a foundation with an international portfolio of water projects of over $100M in 13 countries, she was then responsible for fundraising and strategic partnerships, she developed financial structures that aimed at maximizing leverage to increase social and environmental impact.
She is currently the Executive Director of the Greater Montreal Climate Fund, a fund dedicated to accelerating the adoption of low-carbon solutions in the Greater Montreal region

Marie-Claude holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from Bishop’s University, a Masters in Environment from Simon Fraser University and an MBA with a concentration in finance from the John Molson School of Business. She is a director on the board of the Canadian Forum for Impact Investment and Development and member Steering Committee of the Montreal Climate Partnership.