CIBC Capital Markets
Executive Director, Sustainable Finance
Ijeoma is an Executive Director, Sustainable Finance at CIBC Capital Markets where she provides subject matter expertise and advises clients on strategies to overlay ESG into their capital structure across public and private markets. Her career has spanned sustainability, corporate and investment banking as well as M&A in various capacities and across different geographic regions.
Ijeoma joined CIBC from Sustainalytics, an ESG research and ratings firm, where she was Regional Lead for the Americas Opinions team. In this capacity, she was responsible for the technical assessment of second party opinions on green, social, sustainable and transition finance frameworks across use of proceeds and sustainability-linked instruments across a variety of sectors and geographies.
Ijeoma holds an MSc. in International Business and Finance from the University of Dundee, Scotland as well as a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from Carleton University. She is also a Vice Chair of the Canadian Advocacy Council (CFA Societies Canada) which advances investor protection, industry professionalism, market integrity and transparency.