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Sandra Odendahl

Vice-President of Social Impact and Sustainability

Sandra Odendahl

Scotiabank

Vice-President of Social Impact and Sustainability

Sandra Odendahl is Vice-President of Social Impact and Sustainability at Scotiabank, joining the bank in November 2019 with almost 25 years of experience in environmental science, corporate sustainability, and responsible finance. In her role at Scotiabank, Sandra leads the team responsible for global donations, academic partnerships, and corporate sustainability. Before joining Scotiabank, Sandra was President and CEO of CMC Research Institutes (CMCRI), a 12-person environmental company that helps clients develop innovative carbon management technologies and strategies for competitive advantage. Previously, she held a number of roles at RBC including leading Corporate Sustainability, Social Finance and Environmental Risk Management. Sandra is active in her community and enjoys serving on several non-profit boards and advisory panels.