Canadian Retirement: Mind the gap and bold steps to help mend it.
Learn about the latest economic projections and how they are going to impact the retirement plans in Canada. With multiple challenges threatening private retirement plans, companies need to implement bold strategies to help ensure that their employees can get to retirement more financially fit for the future.
The focus in 2018 will be on bold ideas for mending the long-term saving gap. We will share emerging designs and innovative solutions that will help improve retirement outcomes. Join us as we discuss how creative thinking can help transform the future of retirement reality of many Canadians.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Finance, Legal and HR Professionals involved in the management of retirement, savings and investment plans.
MASTER OF CEREMONIES:
MOE RENAUD, PRINCIPAL
Moe advises a number of major clients at Mercer. He provides advice on the design and strategy relating to their health, dental, life and disability plans.
Prior to joining Mercer, Moe was the Canadian Leader for Special Risk and Executive Benefits and the Ottawa Health & Benefits Office Leader at another Canadian consulting firm. He has more than 20 years of experience in the group insurance industry, and also held leadership positions at Desjardins. He started his group insurance career at Great‑West Life.
Moe is a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist. He earned an Executive MBA from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa.
SAMANTHA CLEYN, PRINCIPAL
Samantha currently consults to a number of foundations, corporate and public DB plans and DC plans where she provides general investment consulting services. Clients value her considerable knowledge and perspective on investment managers and their strategies and consider her an expert in the selection and monitoring of investments.
Samantha holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business and is a CFA Charterholder.
GILLES LAVOIE, PRINCIPAL
He acts as lead investment consultant for many Canadian and multinational clients, ranging from a few millions to several billions of assets under advisement. Working jointly with institutional investors he aims to optimize the management of various pools of assets ranging from pension funds (DB and DC), insurance funds, endowments as well as taxable investors.
Gilles has a B. Sc. Degree in actuarial science for l’Université Laval and he is an associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA). He is completely bilingual (French and English).
CORY SKINNER, PRINCIPAL
Cory has 19 years of experience advising large and small private, public and not-for-profit organizations on the design, funding, de-risking, accounting and administration of registered and supplemental pension plans. He is the lead retirement consultant for one of the largest pension plans in Canada, and has expertise on the design of the Canadian public service pension plan.
Cory advises his clients on both defined benefit and defined contribution plans. He has made many presentations to senior management, pension committees and plan members. He has also been a public speaker at Mercer events.
Cory is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. He earned a bachelor of mathematics from the University of Waterloo and a bachelor of education from the University of Western Ontario.
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