Fate Saghir is Head of Sustainable, Responsible, Impact (SRI) Investing for Mackenzie Investments. In this newly established role, Fate will drive a cohesive SRI strategy across the organization to ensure Mackenzie is positioned as a leader in this evolving and impactful space. Leading the development of new initiatives and supporting the expansion of existing ESG / SRI initiatives and solutions, Fate will bring thought leadership, education and tools to institutional clients, advisors and investors. Fate has over 15 years’ experience building new mandates through the development of strategic insights, her strong client orientation and an innovative mindset.
Fate worked internationally in Dubai, UAE and Virginia, US fueling her diverse experience. Her strengths extend to finding unique ways to uncover business value, developing effective strategies, and a collaborative leadership style. Her commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace is exhibited through her participation in mentorship programs such as Women in Leadership. She also participated in the True Patriot Love first all-women’s expedition in Baffin Island in April 2019, trekking over 100km to raise $1 Million for Veterans and military families. Fate has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA).