Leadership Team

The CEO and leadership team are responsible for all operational matters and the implementation of strategic plans and policies.

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Sean Hewitt

Chief Executive Officer

Sean leads the senior management team at the TTC Pension Plan. As CEO, he manages the day-to-day affairs of TTCPP, reporting directly to the Board. Before joining TTCPP in 2016, he was the lead investment officer at one of Canada's largest corporate pension plans. Sean plays an active role in various industry groups, most notably at the Pension Investment Association of Canada (PIAC) where he serves as Vice Chair on the Board of Directors. He also serves on the Stakeholder Advisory Committee for pensions at the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA). Sean holds a BA in Economics from the University of Calgary and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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James Clarkson

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

James is responsible for the financial functions of the TTCPP, including corporate finance and investment administration, investment and regulatory compliance, and others. Since joining TTCPP in 2012 he has facilitated strategic projects that include the overhaul of the accounting book of record, developing employee pay and benefits systems, and establishing the framework for enterprise risk management activities. James holds Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designations. He is active in the pension community, and sits on the United Church, Pension Plan Advisory Committee and CPA Canada's Pension Investment Management Committee. He also sits on Renascent’s Fellowship Board of Directors and their Executive and Audit Committees. James is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business and holds an Honours Business Administration (HBA).

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Titi Desbiens

Director, Human Resources

Titi is responsible for building and leading the human resources strategy and functions for TTCPP. She is a strategic Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), with over fifteen years of experience building human resources foundations, and leading and developing teams. Titi is a strong advocate for equity and fair practices in the workplace. She enjoys volunteering her time and recently held a 3-year term as a director on the board of the Human Resources Professional Association—Toronto Chapter. She holds a Human Resources and Management Certificate from the University of Toronto, a B.A. in Public Policy and Management from York University and her Law Clerk’s Diploma from Humber College.

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Andrew Greene

Chief Investment Officer

Andrew oversees TTCPP’s investment portfolio. He has been a senior leader within the investment functions of TTCPP since joining the organization in 2017. Andrew brings 25 years of pension and investment experience and has been responsible for establishing and developing TTCPP's investment team. He is regularly invited to speak at industry events and conferences on investment strategy and has been nominated for the Investment Officer of the Year award by Canadian Investment Review in 2021. Andrew is a Certified Alternatives Investment Analyst (CAIA) and a Certified Investment Manager (CIM), as well as a member of the Pension Industry Association of Canada (PIAC), CFA Institute and CFA Society Toronto. He is Chair of the Investment Committee for United Church of Canada Pension Plan and sits on the Investment Committee of York University Pension Plan. Andrew holds an MA from Binghamton University and a BA from Ithaca College.

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Donna Miyasaki

Director, Communications

Donna is a strategic communications leader who is passionate about delivering Plan information to TTCPP members. She is committed to keeping members educated and informed about their benefits in an easy-to-understand way. In her role, she is responsible for delivering a robust pension seminar education program for members. She also leads the retirement team, who prepare and conduct personalized meetings with members about their estimates and retirement. Donna recently managed the development of TTCPP's new Mission, Vision and Values; TTCPP's new logo and identity; and the launch of TTCPP's first website.

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Helen Redmond

Corporate Secretary and Director, Pension Administration

Helen leads the team that delivers service to our members and stakeholders. She oversees monthly retired member payroll and processing of entitlements, and she ensures the integrity of the Plan's governance and compliance. Previously, Helen served as Supervisor, Pension Benefits, where she delivered the successful implementation of a new payroll system in 2017. She is a member of the Governance Professionals of Canada and the Canadian Payroll Association. Helen holds an Honours BA from the University of Toronto and a Pension Plan Administration Certificate from Humber College.

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