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, Technology 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.