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Danielle Harrison

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Danielle Harrison was appointed to the OMERS AC Board effective January 1, 2024 on the nomination of the Ontario Association of Police Services Boards (OAPSB). She serves as a member of the Audit & Actuarial Committee and the Governance & Risk Committee.

Ms. Harrison is an accomplished leader with an extensive background in finance, risk and actuarial science. During her 30-year career in insurance, banking and investments, she has thrived in a diverse range of executive roles within prominent Canadian financial services organizations. She has held key senior positions including Head of Corporate Strategy, Chief Risk Officer, Actuary and Vice President Capital Governance representing publicly traded and privately held companies as well as a cooperative, and a crown corporation.

Ms. Harrison holds an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree in Actuarial Science and a minor in Statistics from the University of Waterloo. She is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA). Ms. Harrison has been involved with a number of industry and non-for-profit organizations, and is the recipient of an Award of Distinction from the CIA in recognition of her extensive volunteerism.