Joanne Lau

Joanne Lau

Research Associate

T: 604-408-2456

Joanne provides research, analytical, and administrative support to the Responsible Investment Leadership team and Shareholder Engagement program at SHARE. Her work includes supporting research initiatives related to climate change, reconciliation, racial justice and equity, and decent work.

In 2020, Joanne joined SHARE as part of a 10-week summer internship with the Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MScSM) program at the University of Toronto. Upon completion of her internship, Joanne returned to her academic studies where she wrote a major research paper analyzing the impact franchise businesses have on decent work progress in Canada. In addition to her Master’s degree, Joanne also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Environmental Studies and Political Science from the University of Toronto.