Trish Nixon

Trish Nixon

Director of Investments, CoPower Inc.

As Director of Investments at CoPower, Trish is responsible for capital raising strategy and execution, including product structuring and investor relations. In her prior role at the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, Trish founded Impact8, a social venture accelerator now in Toronto and Montreal, and managed venture services for the SVX, a private impact investing platform. She also led fundraising for the MaRS/Virgin Unite Impact Venture Fund.

Trish is the author of "Mission Possible: Assessing the Appetite, Activity and Barriers for Impact Investing Among Canadian Foundations," and, with TD Bank, “Opportunities for Impact: A White Paper on Social Impact Investing,” among other publications.

Before MaRS, Trish was a financial reporter at Reuters. She holds an M.A. International Relations from the University of St. Andrews (Scotland)