Jaqui Parchment is the CEO of Mercer Canada, where she leads Canada’s 1,000 colleagues in building brighter futures for clients, their employees and their local communities. Before becoming CEO, she led more than 500 employees as Mercer’s Toronto Office Leader for nearly two years, also acting as a Senior Consultant within Mercer Canada’s Wealth business. Jaqui has more than 30 years of experience in shaping and improving retirement and investment outcomes for Canadians.
Jaqui is a passionate advocate and frequent speaker on issues relating to diversity and inclusion — including promoting racial and gender diversity in corporate Canada. Jaqui actively supports several non-profit organizations that promote racial equity, and assist youth and newcomers to Canada. Jaqui is a founding member of the Black Opportunity Fund, a director of the BlackNorth Initiative, and was a member of United Way Greater Toronto’s 2020 Campaign Cabinet. Within Mercer, she is the former Canadian Chair of Women@Mercer and When Women Thrive.
Jaqui graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Actuarial Science. She is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries, a CFA Charterholder and a member of the Business
Council of Canada.