Panel Session A, April 20, 2021, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET
Avoiding Disaster – The Case for Building a Stronger Future by Including Diversity in Decision Making

Presentation 3: Where are All the Women? The Facts of a Leaky Pipeline


Maureen Jensen, Past Chair, Ontario Securities Commission

Maureen Jensen has been a leader in the investment industry and securities regulation for more than 20 years. She is the Past Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). As the first woman to lead the OSC, Maureen demonstrated that she is a fierce advocate for investor protection and a champion for reducing regulatory burdens on businesses.

Maureen served as the Executive Director and Chief Administrative Officer of the OSC from 2011 – 2016, prior to her appointment as its Chair and CEO serving from 2016-2020. Before joining the OSC, Maureen was SVP, Surveillance and Compliance at IIROC from 2008-2011.
Prior to the formation of IIROC in 2008, Maureen was President and CEO of Market Regulation Services Inc., the independent national market regulation services provider for Canadian equity markets. Maureen has also held senior regulatory and business positions at the Toronto Stock Exchange, and prior to that had a 20 year career in the mining industry, holding both executive and technical management positions with several resource companies.

Maureen is a Registered Professional Geoscientist (P. Geo), is a Fellow of Geoscience Canada, holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and has a Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa). She is currently a Director of Franco-Nevada Corporation, a public governor of FINRA in the US, Vice Chair, Board of Directors at the Toronto Centre for Global Leadership in Financial Supervision and is Chair of The Prosperity Project. She also sits on the Windsor business school Dean’s advisory committee and the Capital Markets Institute Advisory Committee at the Rotman School of business.

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