Dan Axford was appointed to the OMERS Sponsors Corporation (SC) in October 2015.
He has been a police officer in London, Ontario for 30 years. Since 2002, he has served as the full-time Chief Administrative Officer of the London Police Association, retiring from that position in late 2015. Mr. Axford has also served as a Director on the Board of Directors of the Police Association of Ontario (PAO) since 2001, and served as the Interim President of the PAO for 20 months, while the organization underwent a major structural reorganization.
In 2015, Mr. Axford completed the PPAC I – Introduction to Pension Plans course at Humber College, and the Governance Program at Queen’s University. He completed a Certificate program in Board Effectiveness for Pensions and Long-Term Investments at the Rotman School of Management in 2017.