Board Of
Directors

Board Of Directors

CCGG Board Members

  • CHAIR

    Marcia Moffat

    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 Public Policy Committee

    Marcia Moffat, Managing Director, is Head of BlackRock in Canada. As Country Head, she is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of BlackRock’s Canadian businesses. She is a member of BlackRock’s Global Operating Committee, Global Human Capital Committee and Americas Executive Committee.

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  • VICE-CHAIR

    Bruce Cooper

    VICE-CHAIR

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

    Board Member since June 8, 2020

    • Chair of the Finance & Audit Committee
    • 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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  • 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

    • Vice-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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  • 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 Investments Canada and of Fiduciary Trust Company of Canada. Leveraging more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, he oversees Franklin Templeton’s Canadian business.

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  • Director

    Peter Letko

    Director

    Peter Letko
    Senior Vice-President
    Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc.
    Montreal, Quebec

    Board Member since June 6, 2019

    • Vice-Chair 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

    Maxime Ménard

    Director

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

    Board Member since June 6, 2019

    • Vice-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. Founded in 1955, Jarislowsky Fraser is one of Canada’s leading investment management firms and manages the portfolios of pension funds, foundations and endowments, corporations and individuals in Canada and internationally.

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  • Kim Shannon

    Director

    Kim Shannon, CFA, MBA

    Director

    Kim Shannon, CFA, MBA
    President & Co-CIO
    Sionna Investment Managers Inc.
    Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member June 11, 2007 to June 15, 2011

    Board Member since June 3, 2014

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

    Kim founded Sionna in 2002 and has more than 35 years of industry experience. She is the president and co-chief investment officer at Sionna and was previously chief investment officer and senior vice president at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers Canada.

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  • John Sinclair

    Director

    John Sinclair

    Director

    John Sinclair
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Vestcor Inc.
    Fredericton, New Brunswick

    Board Member since June 15, 2011

    • Vice-Chair of the Governance Committee

    John Sinclair is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Vestcor Inc. (formerly the N.B. Investment Management Corporation – NBIMC) and is primarily responsible for the investment management and benefit administration services for several public sector-based client groups that total more than $16.5 billion in assets.

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  • Director

    Daren Smith, CFA

    Director

    Daren Smith, CFA
    President and Chief Investment Officer
    University of Toronto Asset Management (UTAM)
    Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member since June 6, 2019

    • Vice-Chair of the Environmental & Social Committee
    • Member of the Public Policy Committee

    Daren Smith is the President and Chief Investment Officer at University of Toronto Asset Management (UTAM), which invests over $10 billion in assets on behalf of the University of Toronto. Since 2000, UTAM has been the investment manager for the University of Toronto’s Pension, Endowment and short-term working capital assets.

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  • Jeff Wendling

    Director

    Jeff Wendling

    Director

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

    Board Member since June 15, 2018

    • Chair of the Public Policy Committee

    Jeff Wendling is the President & Chief Executive Officer and Interim Chief Investment Officer for the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

     

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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

    • Member of the E&S 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

    Amit Prakash, CFA

    Director

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

    Board Member since June 8, 2021

    • Vice-Chair of the E&S Committee

    Amit Prakash joined AIMCO in 2020 as its first Chief Investment Strategy Officer. 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

    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 OMERS Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer. In his current role, Michael oversees OMERS Legal Division and is involved in various matters and initiatives related to pension and investment law, regulatory affairs and corporate governance. Michael is actively involved in Board and Committee functions and oversees the Board Secretariat.

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  • Director

    Peter Lindley

    Director

    Peter Lindley
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    OPTrust
    Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member since June 8, 2021

    • Member of the Member Engagement Committee
    • Member of the Public Policy 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. Peter assumed the role in September 2019 and is responsible for leading OPTrust and its strategic direction.

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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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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
  • Bruce Cooper – TD Asset Management (TDAM) (Chair)
  • Maxime Menard – Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd. (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
  • John Sinclair – Vestcor (Chair)
  • Julie Cordeiro – Burgundy Asset Management (Vice-Chair)
  • Marcia Moffat – BlackRock
  • Kim Shannon – Sionna Investment Managers Inc.
  • Bruce Cooper – TD Asset Management (TDAM)

Governance Committee Charter