Board Of
Directors

Board Of Directors

CCGG Board Members

  • CHAIR

    Bruce Cooper

    CHAIR

    Bruce Cooper
    Chief Executive Officer
    TD Asset Management Inc.
    Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member since June 8, 2020

    • Member of the Governance Committee

    Bruce Cooper is Chief Executive Officer of TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) as well as Senior Vice President of TD Bank Group, responsible for all TDAM business including Investment Management, TD Greystone, Mutual Funds, Operations, Risk Management and Distribution.

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  • VICE-CHAIR

    Marcia Moffat

    VICE-CHAIR

    Marcia Moffat
    Managing Director – Head of Canada
    BlackRock
    Toronto, Ontario
    Board Member since June 14, 2016
    • Member of the Governance Committee
    • Member of the Environmental & Social Committee

    Marcia Moffat is a Canadian business leader with extensive global industry experience, who is dedicated to employees, clients and making a positive impact on the world around her.

    She is the Country Head of Canada for BlackRock, a global investment management and technology solutions firm that helps a wide range of Canadian investors build better financial futures.  Marcia drives the vision and strategic direction for BlackRock’s Canadian operations, while empowering teams to find their own ways to support and advance it.

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  • Director

    Helen Beck, CFA

    Director

    Helen Beck, CFA
    Executive Vice President and Head of Equity Markets
    Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)
    Montreal, Quebec

    Board Member since June 8, 2021

    • Vice-Chair of the Finance & Audit Committee
    • Member of the Environmental & Social Committee

    Helen Beck was appointed Executive Vice-President and Head of Equity Markets in April 2020. In this role, she oversees the teams responsible for portfolio strategy and investment and portfolio management for Equity Markets. As part of her role, she is the Chairperson of various investment committees. She is also a member of the CDPQ Executive and Investment-Risk Committees.

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  • Director

    Julie Cordeiro

    Director

    Julie Cordeiro
    Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel
    Burgundy Asset Management Ltd.
    Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member since June 8, 2020

    • Chair of the Governance Committee
    • Member of the Member Engagement Committee

    Julie Cordeiro, Vice President, is the Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel at Burgundy Asset Management, an independent and global investment manager providing discretionary investment management services for private clients, foundations, endowments, pensions and family offices.

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  • Director

    Phil Cotterill

    Director

    Phil Cotterill
    Head of Client Solutions
    Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd.
    Vancouver, British Columbia

    Board Member since June 8, 2021

    • Member of the Public Policy Committee

    In January 1993, Phil joined Connor Clark and Lunn Investment Management as a partner and Canadian equity analyst on the fundamental equity team. Over the following decade he transitioned through a number of roles culminating in the leadership of the team in 2002. Over that period Phil covered virtually every industry in Canada. A key part of the investment process was engagement with the leadership of management of each company and this due diligence typically resulted in over 150 company meeting a year.

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  • Duane Green

    Director

    Duane W. Green

    Director

    Duane W. Green
    President and CEO
    Franklin Templeton Investments Canada
    (Fiduciary Trust Company of Canada) Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member since June 13, 2017

    • Member of the Finance & Audit Committee
    • Chair of the Member Engagement Committee

    Duane Green is president and CEO of Franklin Templeton Canada and Fiduciary Trust Canada, responsible for all aspects of Franklin Templeton’s business in Canada. Franklin Templeton Canada provides asset management and investment solutions, including mutual funds, ETFs, multi-asset portfolios, pooled funds and alternatives, to Canadian retail, institutional and high net worth investors. Fiduciary Trust Canada is a nationally regulated trust company and private wealth boutique.

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  • Director

    Dawn Jia

    Director

    Dawn Jia
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    UBC Investment Management Trust Inc.
    Vancouver, British Columbia

    Board Member since June 8, 2022

    • Member of the Public Policy Committee

    As the President and CEO of UBS Investment Management Trust (IMANT), Dawn Jia is responsible for the overall investment activities and monitoring of the portfolios under UBC IMANT’s oversight. She also oversees the operations of UBC IMANT and provides strategic and operating objectives to the organization.

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  • Director

    Michael Kelly

    Director

    Michael Kelly
    Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer
    OMERS
    Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member since June 8, 2021

    • Vice-Chair of the Member Engagement Committee
    • Member of the Finance & Audit Committee

    Michael Kelly is the Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer of OMERS.  He oversees OMERS Legal Division and is involved in various matters relating to pension and investment law, regulatory affairs and corporate governance.  Mr. Kelly is actively involved in Board and Committee functions and is Chair of the Sustainable Investing Committee, having developed OMERS Sustainable Investing Framework.

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  • Director

    Peter Letko

    Director

    Peter Letko
    Senior Vice-President
    Letko Brosseau Global Investment Management
    Montreal, Quebec

    Board Member since June 6, 2019

    • Member of the Public Policy Committee
    • Member of the Member Engagement Committee

    A graduate of McGill University (Bachelor of Commerce) and a CFA charterholder, Mr. Letko founded Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. with Daniel Brosseau in 1987. Headquartered in Montreal, Letko Brosseau is a private investment management firm that manages more than $27 billion of assets for private and institutional clients.

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  • Director

    Peter Lindley

    Director

    Peter Lindley
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    OPTrust
    Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member since June 8, 2021

    • Vice-Chair of the Governance Committee

    Peter Lindley is President and CEO of OPTrust, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans with offices in Toronto, London and Sydney.

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  • Director

    Maxime Ménard

    Director

    Maxime Ménard
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Jarislowsky Fraser Limited
    Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member since June 6, 2019

    • Chair of the Finance & Audit Committee

    Maxime Ménard is President & CEO of Jarislowsky, Fraser Limited and a director on the firm’s Board of Directors. He previously held the position of Executive Vice-President. In this capacity, he provided strong leadership in building the business, setting the strategic framework and overseeing day-to-day operations.

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  • Director

    Amit Prakash, CFA

    Director

    Amit Prakash, CFA
    Chief Fiduciary Management Officer
    Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo)
    Edmonton, Alberta

    Board Member since June 8, 2021

    • Member of the Environmental & Social Committee

    Amit Prakash joined AIMCo in 2020 as its first Chief Investment Strategy Officer with a subsequent title change to Chief Fiduciary Management Officer, reflecting an expanded role in serving the needs of clients. Amit was formerly Managing Director, Multi Asset Solutions, Canada at BMO Global Asset Management in Toronto. Prior to this role, Amit was Managing Director, Global Exchange Traded Funds and Alternative Investments and was also responsible for establishing and leading BMO Global Asset Management’s Asia business based out of Hong Kong.

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  • Director

    Mary Throop, CFA

    Director

    Mary Throop, CFA
    Partner
    Summerhill Capital Management
    Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member since June 8, 2022

    • Member of the Member Engagement Committee

    Prior to founding Summerhill Capital, Mary was a senior partner at Laketon Investment Management and a member of the Global Equities Team. Mary attained her strong background in global financial analysis and portfolio management while at CIBC World Markets as Managing Director of the International Equities Group.

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  • Director

    Eduard van Gelderen

    Director

    Eduard van Gelderen
    Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
    PSP Investments
    Montreal, Quebec

    Board Member since June 8, 2022

    • Member of the Public Policy Committee

    Eduard van Gelderen is Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) where he oversees the organization’s total portfolio and establishes the long-term investment portfolio strategy. He also heads the responsible investment, public policy, and government relations functions.

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  • Jeff Wendling

    Director

    Jeff Wendling

    Director

    Jeff Wendling
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member since June 15, 2018

    • Member of the Governance Committee

    Jeff Wendling is the President & Chief Executive Officer of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (“HOOPP”). He has 30 years of investment management experience and has been with HOOPP since 1998. Until September 15, 2021, Jeff also served as HOOPP’s Chief Investment Officer (“CIO”), a role he originally took on in 2018. Before that, he spent more than six years as co-CIO. Jeff began his career at HOOPP as a Senior Portfolio Manager on the Public Equities team.

     

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BOARD
COMMITTEES

BOARD COMMITTEES

Finance and Audit Committee

Finance and Audit Committee

The Finance and Audit Committee is responsible for the annual budgeting process, the review of interim and annual financial statements and the recommendation of their approval by the board. The Chair of the Committee annually holds an in-camera meeting with CCGG’s auditors to discuss the results of the audit.

Members
  • Maxime Menard – Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd. (Chair)
  • Helen Beck – Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) (Vice-Chair)
  • Duane Green – Franklin Templeton Investments Canada
  • Michael Kelly – OMERS

Finance and Audit Committee Charter

Governance Committee

Governance Committee Charter

The Governance and Nominating Committee is responsible for assisting the Board of Directors to fulfill its oversight responsibilities in relation to several matters including:

  • The size, composition and structure of the board and its committees.
  • The nomination of directors.
  • Assessments of the effectiveness and contribution of the board, its committees and individual directors.
  • CCGG’s overall approach to its own corporate governance.
  • Orientation and continuing education for directors.
  • Matters involving actual or potential conflicts of interest.
  • Any additional matters delegated to the committee by the board.
Members
  • Julie Cordeiro – Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (Chair)
  • Peter Lindley – OPTrust (Vice-Chair)
  • Bruce Cooper – TD Asset Management Inc.
  • Marcia Moffat – BlackRock
  • Jeff Wendling – Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

Governance Committee Charter