Chief Executive Officer, Mercer Canada
As CEO of Mercer Canada, Jaqui leads 1,000 employees coast-to-coast, working to help people achieve healthier, more financially secure and professionally rewarding futures.
Before becoming CEO, Jaqui led more than 500 employees as Mercer’s Toronto Office Leader for two years. Prior to that, she headed the Investments business in Canada. She has more than 30 years of experience consulting in the retirement savings and investment areas.
Jaqui is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion, inside and outside of Mercer. At Mercer, she is the North American Executive Sponsor of PRIDE at Mercer, and is a former Chair of Women@Mercer and When Women Thrive.
In the community, she serves on the Boards of the BlackNorth Initiative, the Business Council of Canada, and the Canadian Olympic Committee. She also directly serves the Black community as a member of the Black Experience @ SickKids Advisory Council, as an Advisor to Developing Young Leaders of Tomorrow, Today (DYLOTT), and as a member of the Health Task Force of the Black Opportunity Fund. She has served on a number of investment committees related to pension and endowment assets, and in 2020, she received the Gold Award – HR Champion (CEO) from the Canadian HR Awards.
Jaqui graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Actuarial Science. She earned her Associate designation from the Society of Actuaries in 1989, and is a CFA Charterholder.