Financial Services Executive, Gore Mutual Insurance
Gaby Polanco-Sorto is an executive strategist with close to 20 years of experience working in multinational Financial Institutions across Environmental Sustainability, ESG, Community Investment and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).
She has worked in various organizations, including Scotiabank, LoyaltyOne and Manulife Financial in progressively senior roles.
Currently, Gaby is the VP and Head of Purpose and Sustainability at Gore Mutual Insurance. In this capacity, Gaby is responsible for guiding Gore Mutual’s efforts and priorities to making a difference in Canadian communities.
Reporting to the CEO, she is accountable for imbedding ESG into all areas of our business strategy and for leading the social impact, community, purpose, inclusion and sustainability activities across the organization.
She is also active in the academic space, currently as lecturer for University of Toronto’s St. Michael’s College Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability Graduate Diploma program.
Originally from El Salvador, she is passionate about eliminating the barriers faced by immigrants and refugees. She has held various Board positions with NGOs focused on supporting immigrants and refugees in Canada. Gaby is currently a Board Member of CUSO International as well as Volunteer Toronto.
She holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business.