Deborah Leckman was appointed to the Board of Trustees by the Government of Ontario in January 2019. Ms. Leckman became Chair of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee, effective November 1, 2022.
Ms. Leckman is a senior investment professional with over 30 years of experience in the pension fund and retail wealth industries. Ms. Leckman previously served a six-year term as Commissioner, Director and Adjudicator at the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), whose mandate is investor protection, promoting fair and efficient capital markets and contributing to financial stability. In 2022, she was appointed a member of OSC's Investor Advisory Panel for a two-year term.
Ms. Leckman held the role of Senior Vice President at TD Waterhouse and was responsible for a $15 billion public equity program at OMERS prior to that. She is a trustee of various other pension plans and life health trusts.
Ms. Leckman is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a B. Comm and an MBA from McGill University. In 2022, she completed the Pension Governance Education Program at the International Centre for Pension Management University of Toronto Rotman School of Management.