Eugene Ellmen, Executive Director, SOCIAL INVESTMENT ORGANIZATION

Eugene Ellmen

Executive Director
SOCIAL INVESTMENT ORGANIZATION


Eugene Ellmen is Executive Director of the Social Investment Organization. He is one of Canada's leading experts on socially responsible investment (SRI). Prior to joining the SIO, Eugene had an extensive career in research and public education on socially responsible investment. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Canadian Ethical Money Guide, updated through five editions between 1988 and 1998. Eugene's career has touched on many facets of journalism, communications and public affairs. In the 1980s, he was a business writer with Canadian Press, where he covered the early development of the SRI industry. Subsequent to his stint at CP, he worked in communications and public affairs with Credit Union Central of Ontario, the Ontario government and a number of private clients. He joined SIO as Executive Director in 1999. He is married with two children and lives in Toronto. The Social Investment Organization is Canada's national association for socially responsible investment.