Teresa Palandara, Board Member

Teresa Palandra is a Senior Partner and the leader of Mercer Canada’s Wealth Business. She’s responsible for Mercer’s delivery of investment consulting, open architecture manager-of managers investment management, private wealth management, and retirement actuarial consulting services and solutions in Canada. She has held various prior leadership positions in the 16+ years she’s been with Mercer Canada. Before joining Mercer, she held the Senior Retirement Consultant and Actuary position at Watson Wyatt for 8 years. She graduated with High Distinction (summa cum laude) from the University of Toronto where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. Teresa is a strong advocate for gender equality and racial diversity in the workplace, she’s presently the Executive Sponsor of the Women@Mercer chapter in Toronto and the Executive Sponsor of the Canadian Racial and Ethnic Diversity Group. She’s also a member of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee to the Board of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario.

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