Board Of
Directors

Board Of Directors

CCGG Board Members

  • Marcia Moffat

    CHAIR

    Marcia Moffat

    CHAIR

    Marcia Moffat
    Managing Director – Head of Canada
    BlackRock
    Toronto, Ontario
    Board Member since June 14, 2016
    • Member of the Finance & Audit 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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  • Julie Cays

    VICE-CHAIR

    Julie Cays, CFA

    VICE-CHAIR

    Julie Cays, CFA
    Chief Investment Officer
    CAAT Pension Plan
    Toronto, Ontario
    Board Member since June 18, 2013
    • Vice Chair of the Member Engagement Committee
    • Member of the Governance and Nominating Committee

    Julie Cays is the Chief Investment Officer at the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology (CAAT) Pension Plan which is the jointly sponsored, defined benefit pension plan for 43,000 members.

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  • Martin Gerber

    Director

    Martin Gerber

    Director

    Martin Gerber
    President and Chief Investment Officer
    Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd.
    Vancouver, British Columbia

    Board Member since June 13, 2017

    • Member of the Member Engagement Committee

    Martin began working at Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (“CC&L”) in 1991 as an analyst. Over the ensuing 10 years Martin had a broad range of responsibilities including equity trading, fundamental and quantitative research, strategy and portfolio management.

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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

    • Vice Chair of the Public Policy 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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  • Derek Brodersen

    Director

    Derek Brodersen, CFA

    Director

    Derek Brodersen, CFA
    Chief Investment Officer
    Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund
    Edmonton, Alberta

    Board Member since June 18, 2013

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

    Derek Brodersen is Chief Investment Officer of the Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund Board (ATRF), an independent corporation that administers the pension plans for teachers in the province of Alberta, Canada.

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  • Dan Chornous

    Director

    Daniel E. Chornous

    Director

    Daniel E. Chornous
    Chief Investment Officer
    RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
    Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member since December 11, 2007

    Board Chair since June 15, 2011

    • Member of the Finance and Audit Committee
    • Member of the Governance and Nominating Committee

    Dan Chornous is Chief Investment Officer of RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM), the Royal Bank of Canada’s wholly-owned investment management subsidiary.

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  • Stéphanie Lachance

    Director

    Stéphanie Lachance

    Director

    Stéphanie Lachance
     Vice President, Responsible Investment
     PSP Investments
    Montreal, Quebec

    Board Member since June 3, 2014

    • Vice Chair of the Governance Committee
    • Member of the E&S Committee

    Stéphanie Lachance is Vice President, Responsible Investment – Total Fund Strategy Group at PSP Investments. She leads the Responsible Investment group which plays an advisory role to the organization, ensuring that environmental, social and governance factors are incorporated in the investment strategy and across all asset classes.

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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

    • Chair of the Governance and Nominating 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

    • Member of the Member Engagement 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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  • Barb Zvan

    Director

    Barbara Zvan

    Director

    Barbara Zvan
    Chief Risk & Strategy Officer
    Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
    Toronto, Ontario

    Board Member since June 14, 2016

    • Chair of the E&S Committee
    • Member of the Member Engagement Committee

    Barbara Zvan provides liability and risk expertise focused on long-term Total Fund investment strategy, risk management and the governance framework. Ms. Zvan is also charged with ensuring the Plan is sustainable, and that the funding risk is aligned to the Board’s Risk Appetite Statement.

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  • Jeff Wendling

    Director

    Jeff Wendling

    Director

    Jeff Wendling
    Senior Vice President & 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 Senior Vice President & Chief Investment Officer for the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) where he oversees all investment strategies and assets, including public equity, fixed income, absolute return, real estate and private equity.

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  • kevin Uevelein

    Director

    Kevin Uebelein

    Director

    Kevin Uebelein
    Chief Executive Officer
    Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo)
    Edmonton, Alberta

    Board Member since June 13, 2017

    • Chair of the Member Engagement Committee

    Kevin Uebelein joined the Alberta Investment Management Corporation as Chief Executive Officer in January 2015. AIMCo is responsible for managing over $100 billion of pension and endowment assets.

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  • Rob Van Der Hoof

    Director

    Rob Vanderhooft, CFA

    Director

    Rob Vanderhooft, CFA
    Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
    Greystone Managed Investments Inc.
    Regina, Saskatchewan

    Board Member since June 15, 2011

    • Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee

    Rob Vanderhooft, CFA, is Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer of Greystone Managed Investments Inc. Rob joined Greystone in 1991, the firm’s third year of operation.

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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
  • Rob Vanderhooft – Greystone Managed Investments Inc. (Chair)
  • Derek Brodersen – Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund (Vice-Chair)
  • Dan Chornous – RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
  • Marcia Moffat – Marcia Moffat, BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

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
  • Kim Shannon – Sionna Investment Managers Inc. (Chair)
  • Stéphanie Lachance – PSP Investments (Vice-Chair)
  • Julie Cays – Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Pension Plan
  • Dan Chornous – RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Governance Committee Charter