Effective Pension Governance: The Ontario Teachers’ Story

Claude Lamoureux


  • Defined Contribution Plan
  • Internal Swap Market
  • Life-Cycle Theory
  • Pension Fund
  • Wage Return Setup
  • Wage-Linked Exposure
  • Pension Funds

The recently-retired CEO of one of the world’s leading pension fund organizations tells the story of how Teachers’ went from a provincial backwater to a global pension powerhouse over the course of his tenure. The key ingredients to success are as simple as they are powerful: get the best board members you can, run the plan as a business, and treat plan members and employees the way you would like to be treated.