Mercer’s 26th Annual Retirement Outlook & Fearless Forecast Event – Vancouver

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Mercer’s 26th Annual Retirement Outlook and Fearless Forecast Event – Vancouver, Canada
Retirement Outlook & Fearless Forecast Event – Vancouver, Canada
Calendar12 December 2017


Date:  January 23, 2018
Time:  Breakfast & Registration:
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM (PT)
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM (PT)

Contact:   Jennifer Underhill
Skidmore/Wilson M Beck Rooms
837 West Hastings Street
Vancouver (BC) V6C 1B6
Parking Info  |  Directions



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.


Finance, Legal and HR Professionals involved in the management of retirement, savings and investment plans.




Vancouver Office Leader, Mercer Canada
Todd McLean is a Partner and Office Leader for Mercer Canada in Vancouver. Todd joined Mercer in 2016.

With close to thirty years of consulting experience, Todd has worked with a broad cross section of clients in all industries and sectors. He’s provided advice and support to clients in many areas including management, total rewards, employee benefits, communications and change management. Prior to joining Mercer, Todd was managing principal for one of Canada’s largest privately-owned actuarial and HR consulting firms and served as an executive for a large Canadian insurance company. In addition, Todd’s past entrepreneurial pursuits have included serving as mentor, director and investor in a number of start-up companies, primarily technology-related, within the realm of health, wellness, finance and professional development.




Wealth Business Vancouver Office, Mercer Canada
Alyssa Hariton is a principal in Mercer’s Wealth business in Vancouver. Alyssa joined Mercer’s Toronto office in 2000, and moved to Vancouver in 2007.

Alyssa provides actuarial advice to clients on all aspects of the funding, design and operation of, and accounting for, retirement benefit plans, including financial management, plan documentation, regulatory requirements and communication with plan members.

Alyssa is a member of Mercer’s Actuarial Resource Network as well as the firm’s Professional Standards and Training Committee.

Alyssa is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. She earned an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics (1999) in pure and applied mathematics at the University of Waterloo, winning the K.D. Fryer Medal.


Wealth Business, Mercer Canada
Dave is a Partner and Growth Leader for Mercer Canada Wealth business and is a member of the national leadership team. Dave joined Mercer in 1999.

Dave combines his actuarial and investment expertise to advise plan sponsors on setting investment policy, resolving asset/liability issues, enhancing investment structures and selecting and evaluating investment managers. Dave advises sponsors of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans as well as a variety of non-pension institutional funds.

Dave holds a Bachelor of Science (Actuarial Science) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the University of Calgary. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and of the Society of Actuaries and is a CFA charterholder.


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