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Anca Drexler CFA

Executive Vice-President and Head of Total Portfolio Management


Anca Drexler is Executive Vice-President and Head of Total Portfolio Management at OMERS and leads a team focused on portfolio construction, economic research , liquidity and currency management for OMERS total investing portfolio.

Having joined the organization in 2017, Anca was previously Managing Director, Risk Management for OMERS Capital Markets, leading risk activities in support of the firm’s capital markets investments.

Anca has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry. Before joining OMERS she was an investment advisor to the Asset-Liability Management Committee of the Health Care of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) Board of Trustees and an executive in residence with the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services. (GRI). Anca spent 15 years at OPTrust, a large public sector defined benefit pension plan, in a number of leadership roles, including Chief Risk Officer.

An alumna of the Harvard Business School, Anca also holds a MMath from the University of Waterloo and a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto. She is a CFA charter holder.

Anca is actively committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace, as a member of the OMERS Inclusion and Diversity Council initiatives and through mentorship within Women in Capital Markets.

She is a member of the board of Directors of the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada and sits on their Investment Committee.