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.
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.
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.
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.