Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Members of the governing body

Ensuring good governance

Our operations and activities are overseen by a Board of Directors composed of 11 members. It determines the organization's strategic direction and is responsible for the selection, appointment, performance, evaluation and compensation of the President and CEO, who reports to the Board of Directors.

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Martin J. Glynn
Chair

Joined January 30, 2014

 

PSP Committees

Investment and Risk Committee

 

Professional experience – Previous positions 

  • President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank USA

  • President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank Canada

 

Current Board memberships

  • Sun Life Financial Inc.

  • Husky Energy Inc.

  • SOI Group Limited

  • Advisor Balfour Pacific Capital Inc

Diane Bean

Joined June 18, 2010

 

Committees

Investment and Risk Committee

Audit Committee

 

Professional experience – Previous positions 

  • Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Human Resources of Manulife Financial Corp.

  • Regional General Manager in Canada, USA, Asia and Europe of Manulife Financial Corp.

 

Current Board memberships

  • Manulife International Ltd. (Asia)

  • The Insurance Company of the West Indies Ltd.

 

Past Board memberships

  • Founding Co-Chair of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council

  • Roy Thomson/Massey Hall

  • Canadian Stage Company

Micheline Bouchard

Joined September 29, 2011

 

Committees

Human Resources and Compensation Committee – Chair

Investment and Risk Committee

Governance Committee

 

Professional experience – Previous positions 

  • Global Corporate Vice President of Motorola, Inc.

  • President and Chief Executive Officer of Motorola, Inc. (Canada)

 

Current Board memberships

  • Canada Foundation for Innovation

 

Past Board memberships

  • Telus Corporation

  • Banque Nationale de Paris
  • Ford Motor Company of Canada
  • London Insurance Group Inc.
  • Harry Winston
Léon Courville

Joined March 5, 2007

 

Committees

Investment and Risk Committee

Governance Committee

Human Resources and Compensation Committee

 

Professional experience - Current position

  • Owner and President of Léon Courville vineyard, founded in 1999

 

Professional experience – Previous positions 

  • Associate Professor at the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) (business school affiliated with the Université de Montréal)

  • President of the National Bank of Canada

 

Current Board memberships

  • Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec

  • Institut économique de Montréal

  • Chairman of the Montréal Institute of Structured Finance and Derivative Instruments (IFSID)

 

Garnet Garven

Joined September 29, 2011

 

Committees

Governance Committee - Chair

Investment and Risk Committee

Audit Committee

 

Professional experience – Previous positions

  • Dean of Business Emeritus of Paul J. Hill School of Business and Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business, University of Regina

  • Senior Fellow of Canada’s Public Policy Forum

  • Deputy Minister to the Premier, Secretary to Cabinet and Head of the Public Service of Government of Saskatchewan

  • Research Fellow of the National Centre for Management Research and Development, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario
  • Chief Executive Officer of Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board

 

Current Board memberships

  • Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Management Board - Pension Budget Reserve Fund (France)

  • Accounting Standards Board (Canada)

 

Past Board memberships

  • Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board
  • Greystone Managed Investments (Canada)

  • Printwest Communications (Canada)

  • Information Engineering Inc. (USA)

Lynn Haight FCPA

Joined January 14, 2010

 

Committees

Investment and Risk Committee

Audit Committee

Governance Committee

 

Professional experience – Previous positions 

  • Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Foresters International 

  • Vice President of US Fixed Annuities of Manulife Financial Corp

  • Chief Accountant of Manulife Financial Corp

 

Current Board memberships

  • United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Geneva

  • Green Shield Canada

  • Somerville College Foundation at University of Oxford, UK

  • Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research Centers in Washington

 

Past Board memberships

  • Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research Center in Washington
  • Ontario Arts Council
  • Forester Holdings Europe
  • Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
  • World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi
  • Sectoral Advisory Group to the Canadian Minister of Natural Trade
Timothy E. Hodgson

CPA, CA

Joined December 17, 2013

 

Committees

Investment and Risk Committee – Chair

Human Resources and Compensation Committee

 

Professional experience - Current position

  • Managing Partner of Alignvest Management Corporation

 

Professional experience – Previous positions

  • Special Advisor to the Governor Mark Carney of Bank of Canada

  • Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs Canada, Inc.

 

Current Board memberships

  • Chairman Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation

  • MEG Energy Corp

  • KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, LP

  • Global Risk Institute in Financial Services

  • Next Canada
  • Hydro One

 

Past Board memberships

  • Goldman Sachs Canada, Inc

  • Ivey Business School

 

Miranda C. Hubbs

Joined August 15, 2017

 

Committees

Investment and Risk Committee

Audit Committee

 

Professional experience – Previous positions 

  • Executive Vice President and Managing Director of McLean Budden Limited

  • Energy Research Analyst and Investment Banker of Gordon Capital Corporation

 

Current Board memberships

  • Imperial Oil Board
  • Nutrien Ltd.

  • Canadian Red Cross

 

Past Board memberships

  • Agrium

  • Spectra Energy Corp

  • Canadian Red Cross Tiffany Circle – Women Leading Through Philanthropy

Katherine Lee

CPA, CA

 

Joined June 25, 2018

 

Committees

Investment and Risk Committee
Audit Committee

 

Professional experience – Previous positions 

  • President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Capital Canada
  • Chief Executive Officer of GE Capital Real Estate in Canada
  • Chief Executive Officer of 3 Angels Holdings Limited

 

Current Board memberships

  • BCE
  • Colliers International Group
William A. MacKinnon FCPA

Joined January 14, 2010

 

Committees

Audit Committee – Chair

Investment and Risk Committee

 

Professional experience

  • Partner of KPMG LLP Canada

  • Chief Executive Officer of KPMG LLP Canada

 

Current Board memberships

  • TELUS Corporation

  • Chair of Toronto Foundation

  • Roy Thomson Hall

 

Past Board memberships

  • KPMG International

 

About our Board of Directors

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