John Quealy is a Partner and Chief Investment Officer, overseeing the management of all investment strategies and portfolio construction at Trillium. He joined the firm in 2018 and has extensive experience in sustainability-related capital markets, companies, and technologies.
Prior to joining Trillium, John spent 17 years with Canaccord Genuity in Equity Research, where he was a Managing Director, specializing in the Sustainability and Industrial Technology sectors. He joined the firm as an Associate in 2000, helping to launch this franchise in the United States. Over his career, John helped lead Canaccord’s efforts across this emerging area, having previously served as Sector Head overseeing Sustainability Equity Research in North America and the UK. John has covered a broad array of companies in the Energy Technology, Water, Recycling, Agriculture, and Electrical Equipment sectors. Prior to Canaccord, John worked for Deloitte & Touche, where he was a Manager in the Audit and Assurance practice, serving a wide range of domestic and international, public, and private companies.
John has served on the boards of Rosie’s Place (founded in 1974 as the first dedicated Women’s Shelter in the U.S.) and the Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM). John received a B.S. degree in Accounting and Philosophy cum laude from Boston College and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Massachusetts.