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Monique Mercier

Monique Mercier, LL.B., M.Phil. (Oxon), Ad. E., Director

Director Since : May 2019

Committee Member: Human Resources Committee (Chair), Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and Public Affairs Committee

Monique Mercier is a corporate director and Senior Advisor with the law firm Bennett Jones. She retired in December 2018 from TELUS Corporation, where she was Executive Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, Chief Legal and Governance Officer since 2014. Ms. Mercier has been a senior executive in the telecom, health and information industry for most of her career, including two decades at TELUS and Emergis where she led a number of corporate functions, including human resources, government and media relations, regulatory and sustainability. Ms. Mercier is a graduate from the University of Montreal and Oxford University, where she was awarded the Commonwealth Scholarship. She is currently a Director of Innergex Renewable Energy Inc., iA Financial Corporation Inc., TMX Group and Thoracic Surgery Research Foundation of Montreal. Ms. Mercier was formerly a Director of the Bank of Canada, Stornoway Diamond Corporation and the Canadian Cancer Research Society. She has received numerous awards including the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Canadian General Counsel Awards ceremony.