Giulia Volpe was appointed to the OMERS Sponsors Corporation (SC) in November 2019.
Ms. Volpe currently works as a Benefits Officer with the Ontario Public Sector Employees Union (OPSEU) and has worked in the pension and benefits department for the last three years. Prior to that, she has over a decade of experience in public sector pension plan administration primarily providing frontline client service to Ontario Pension Board’s (OPB) members and pensioners. Additionally, Ms. Volpe has also served as a Board Trustee for the OPSEU Pension Plan Trust Fund (OPTrust) from 2016 to 2018.
Ms. Volpe is a strong union activist with considerable labour relations knowledge. She has held the roles of Labour Management Committee Co-Chair and Interim Co-Chair, Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee with OPB. Ms. Volpe was elected in May 2016 to serve as the Vice-President of OPSEU’s Local 568 and Unit Steward.
She holds a General Arts and Science Certificate from Seneca College, a Pension Plan Administration Certificate (PPAC) from Humber College and a Registered Retirement Consultant (RRC®) designation from the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners. In 2017, Ms. Volpe completed a Certificate program in Board Effectiveness for Pensions and Long-Term Investments at the Rotman School of Management (U of T). She also holds a Chartered Directors Designation received in 2019 through the DeGroote School of Business (McMaster).