Alex LaPlante


Alex LaPlante is the Research Manager at GRI. She holds a BASc in mechanical engineering from the University of Windsor and earned her MASc and PhD in operations research from the University of Toronto, where she studied the operational efficiency and growth potential of bank branch networks. Prior to joining GRI, she held the position of Director of Enterprise Analytics at CIBC. Her current research interests are machine learning, big data, and ESG risks with a focus on climate change-related risks in the financial sector.