Mercer Canada | Leadership - Teresa Palandra

Teresa Palandra - Toronto Office Leader for Mercer Canada

Teresa Palandra
Leadership Profile

Teresa Palandra

Partner, Toronto Office Leader, Mercer Canada



Teresa Palandra is a Partner and the leader of Mercer's Toronto Office. In addition, she is a member of the Mercer Canada Leadership Team. Teresa joined Mercer in 2006, and has held various prior leadership positions, including most recently as the leader of Mercer's Wealth Business in Central Canada. Teresa is also a client manager and has over 20 years of professional consulting experience.

Teresa brings a diverse consulting background to clients, with expertise in aligning their future business and workforce strategies. She has worked with clients to design total rewards strategies and programs that support business objectives; used HR data analytics to segment, diagnose and improve program efficiency and employee engagement; and developed cash and risk mitigation strategies for pension plan sponsors.

Teresa is passionate about supporting and elevating women in leadership roles, and is the Executive Sponsor of the Women@Mercer committee in Toronto.

Teresa graduated with high distinction from the University of Toronto where she earned a Bachelor of Science. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.