Laurie Hutchinson was appointed to the OMERS AC Board effective January 1, 2014 on the nomination of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). She serves as a member of the Audit & Actuarial Committee and Risk Oversight Committee.
Ms. Hutchinson brings more than 25 years of experience working with defined benefit pension plans like OMERS, including more than 10 years as a senior executive at another large public sector plan. She has also worked as an advisor and a regulator and has successfully advocated for regulatory change for pension plans in Canada. She brings an in-depth working knowledge of both pension plans and pension plan organizations.
A believer in volunteerism, Ms. Hutchinson has been a Board and Committee member of the Association of Canadian Pension Management (ACPM), a member of the Actuarial Advisory Committee for the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, a member of the Consumer Education Committee of the Actuarial Foundation of Canada, and previously volunteered with disabled children at the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.
Ms. Hutchinson is a Certified Director, a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, and a graduate of the University of Western Ontario.