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Board of Directors: Jennifer Newman

Jennifer NewmanCategory: Independent


Ms. Newman is the Senior Managing Director, Real Estate Operations & Special Projects, for the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan where she has worked for over 10 years. OTPP is Canada's largest single-profession pension plan - with over $200 billion in net assets as of December 2019. Prior to her current role at OTPP Ms. Newman was responsible for technology delivery, project management and data as well as a previous role running finance operations. Prior to moving to Teachers’, Ms. Newman worked at both CIBC and BMO holding various roles in Finance, Risk and Corporate Strategy. She received her CPA (CA) while working at PWC in technology consulting and insolvency. Ms. Newman brings extensive experience in financial operations, technology, risk and change management, through challenging times, in both the pension and banking sectors. Ms. Newman received the ICD.D designation from Rotman and the Institute of Corporate Directors, and a BCOMM (Hons) from Queen’s University. Ms. Newman is a member of IIROC’s Corporate Governance Committee and is the Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee.

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