Bernard Morency

CANADA

Mr. Morency is a member of ICPM Board of Directors. He is a Senior Fellow of the CD Howe and Global Risk Institute. He is also an Adjunct Professor at HEC, Montréal where he collaborates with the Retirement and Savings Institute.

He was with La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec from December 2007 to June 2017 where he was Executive Vice-President, Depositors, Strategy and Chief Operations Officer. He sat on the Executive and the Investment and Risk Committees. He oversaw relations between La Caisse and its depositors, including their strategic asset allocation, and managed the development and implementation of the Institution's three years strategic plan.

Prior to this, Mr. Morency worked at Mercer for over 30 years. He occupied a variety of leadership roles including Global Retirement Practice Leader, EVP responsible for Mercer’s Retirement, Benefits, Investment and Outsourcing businesses worldwide and President of Mercer Health & Benefits. He was a member of Mercer's global executive teams.

Mr. Morency currently serves on the Board of Directors of Desjardins General Insurance Group. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and chairs the Institute’s Public Statements Committee. He also served as a member of the Expert committee on the future of the Québec retirement system and was closely involved with the legislative changes that followed.