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WELLINGTON COUNTY Farm Advisor Meeting

December 19, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST


Topic: Climate Change – Making the Financial Link to Industry and the Agricultural Sector

Presenter: Kathryn Bakos  – Director of Climate Finance and Science Program – Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

  • As Director, Climate Finance and Science, Kathryn assesses the impact of climate change on specific industry sectors and the broader capital markets. She is developing guidance to help integrate climate change and extreme weather risk into forward-looking portfolio analysis to minimize associated risk. By extension, her research will influence companies to adapt to climate change in an effort to minimize risk/exposure.


  • Kathryn holds an Honours B.Sc in Biological Science, University of Toronto, specializing in Environmental Science.


  • While obtaining the Canadian Securities Course certification, Kathryn initiated a framework for integrating Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) factors into investment portfolios. She also led business analysis, and development of advisory and client platforms, across Canada and the United States.


  • She speaks frequently to professional audiences, and she is a guest lecturer to graduate students at various universities.  Kathryn is a member of the Ontario Biodiversity Council, as well as a certified Scuba diver.



Please feel free invite any colleagues who may be interested in becoming a chapter member.


Coffee and treats will be provided.  


RSVP by December 17, 2019 if planning to attend to Tom Blonde at tblonde@bakertilly.ca


CAFA is the national organization for professional farm advisors. CAFA advisors maintain high standards while continually increasing farm advisory skills and knowledge intended to provide measurable value to their farm clients.



December 19, 2019
7:30 am - 9:00 am CST


Miller Thomson Boardroom
100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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