Chief Executive Officer, Mercer Canada
Jaqui Parchment is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mercer Canada, where she leads Canada’s 1,000 employees from coast to coast. Jaqui’s goal is to empower Mercer’s Canadian colleagues to provide industry-leading service and innovative solutions to clients across the Health, Wealth and Career businesses, to foster company growth.
Before becoming CEO, Jaqui led more than 500 employees as Mercer’s Toronto Office Leader for nearly two years, also acting as a Senior Consultant within Mercer Canada’s Wealth business. Prior to that, she headed the Investments business in Canada. Jaqui has more than 30 years of experience in the retirement savings and investment areas.
Jaqui actively supports several non-profit organizations that assist youth and new immigrants to Canada. She was formerly the Canadian Chair of Women@Mercer and When Women Thrive, and is a passionate advocate for diversity. She is a frequent speaker on issues relating to Women and Finance as well as Women in the Workplace and sits on a number of investment committees relating to pension and endowment assets.
Jaqui graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Actuarial Science. She is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries and a CFA Charterholder.