Executive Team

Each member of OPTrust's executive team has been delegated the authority to perform their day-to-day responsibilities, working together to achieve one goal: paying pensions today, preserving pensions for tomorrow.

 

Peter Lindley
Peter Lindley

President and Chief Executive Officer
Peter Lindley is President and CEO of OPTrust, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans with offices in Toronto, London and Sydney.
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Jesusa Chow
Jesusa Chow

Senior Vice President, Member Experience and Pension Operations
Jesusa was appointed to the Executive Team in 2023 to lead the organization’s Member Experience and Pension Operations function serving over 111,000 members.
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Karen Danylak
Karen Danylak

Vice President, Strategy, Communications & Stakeholder Relations
Karen was appointed to the Executive Team in August 2016. She is a senior strategic adviser to the CEO, responsible for overseeing the development of OPTrust’s annual business plans and longer-term strategic plans. She also leads the Communications and Stakeholder Relations team.
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James Davis
James Davis

Chief Investment Officer
James Davis is the Chief Investment Officer of OPTrust and leads the organization’s global investment strategy and operations.
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Dani Goraichy
Dani Goraichy

Chief Risk Officer and Senior Vice President, Actuarial Services and Plan Policy
Dani joined OPTrust in 2010 and was responsible for leading the Actuarial Services and Plan Policy team. He also now leads the Investment Risk, Enterprise Risk and Compliance teams. 
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Tracy-Hoskins
Tracy Hoskins

Head of People
Tracy joined OPTrust as Head of People in October 2021. Tracy is an accomplished senior human resources leader with a broad range of experience including strategy, employee engagement, talent management, HR operations and labour relations.
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Upton Jeans
Upton Jeans

Chief Financial Officer
Upton joined OPTrust as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Executive Team in May 2021. Prior to this appointment, Upton served as Global Vice President Finance and Chief Accountant at Sun Life Financial, where he led critical operational finance activities including financial reporting, accounting policy and education, managed external audit, tax and capital structures.
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Satwant Pannu
Satwant Pannu

Vice President, Information Technology Operations and Security
Since joining OPTrust in 1999, Satwant has held progressively senior leadership roles and was appointed to the Executive Team in June 2023. She is responsible for delivering, supporting and securing information technology solutions for OPTrust to be both agile and efficient as technology continually underpins everything we do.


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Stephen Solursh
Stephen Solursh

Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Stephen joined OPTrust in 2018 and became a member of the Executive Team in February 2020. As General Counsel, he leads the Legal Services team which provides legal and regulatory counsel to the organization, with a focus on investments and member experience.
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