Tristan Smyth

Chief Strategy Officer, Warshield

Tristan Smyth (they/them) is Chief Strategy Officer with Warshield, where they advise First Nations governments on socioeconomic development strategies and investment opportunities. A recognized nonbinary advocate working at the intersection of DEI and ESG, Tristan is active in helping companies and charities scale for impact. Outside Warshield, they lead a graduate seminar on impact investing at Carleton University and serve in board director or advisory roles with the Table of Impact Investment Practitioners (TIIP), Common Approach to Impact Measurement, Giyak Mishkawzid Shkagmikwe Corporation (GMS), Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC), Textile Museum of Canada, Living Wage Canada, and Mount Royal University Alumni Association.¬†Tristan was named by Future of Good as one of Canada’s top 21 Young Impact Leaders in 2019 and Forty Under 40 by the Ottawa Board of Trade in 2023.