Plannera's Executive Committee leads the corporation and oversees pension and benefit program administration. The Executive Committee includes seasoned professionals with diverse backgrounds and expertise. They focus on organizational strategy, financial stewardship and risk management.
Note: Prior to January 1, 2024, Plannera Pension & Benefits (Plannera) operated under the Public Employees Benefits Agency (PEBA).
President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Jeremy is the head of Plannera Pensions & Benefits.
In this role, Jeremy oversees the administration of 11 pension plans and 23 benefit plans with a total value of more than $15 billion. This includes the Public Employees Pension Plan (PEPP), Canada’s largest defined contribution plan. He also oversees the activities of 150 employees across eight operational branches.
Jeremy joined the organization in 2018 as Executive Director of Client Service. In this role, he managed client service for more than 100,000 members and 900 employers.
Jeremy has worked in the Saskatchewan public service since 1998. He has an extensive background in senior leadership, and in information technology and security.
Jeremy has a graduate degree in Public Administration and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Regina.
Corporate Secretary and Director, Policy and Governance
Tricia joined the organization in 2019 and is the Corporate Secretary and Director of Policy and Governance.
Prior to joining the organization, Tricia worked as a consultant and analyst for the Government of Saskatchewan and a manager for the Canadian Transportation Agency.
Tricia oversees policy, research and governance services for Plannera and more than 30 pension and benefit plan boards and commissions. This includes analysis and recommendations related to policy and legislative changes and best practices.
Tricia has a graduate degree in Economics and an undergraduate degree in Arts from the University of Regina.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Dan has been the Director of Finance and Corporate Services since 2016. He joined our organization in 2010.
Prior to joining the organization, Dan worked with the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations and Canada Life.
Dan oversees financial planning and reporting activities related to Plannera’s $30 million annual operating budget. He also oversees the preparation of 24 separate financial statements for various pension and benefit plans.
Dan is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Executive Director, Investment Services
Gary is the Executive Director of Investment Services.
He has 25 years of institutional investment experience and joined our organization in 2005. Since 2016, Gary has led investment strategy, implementation, monitoring and reporting activities for the Public Employees Pension Plan (PEPP) and Municipal Employees’ Pension Plan (MEPP).
He oversees the work of more than 70 external investment managers in asset classes ranging from Canadian and foreign equities to real estate to private markets.
PEPP has over 71,000 members and more than $11.5 billion in assets, and is Canada’s largest defined contribution pension plan. MEPP has over 27,000 members and $3.2 billion in assets.
Gary is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Regina.
Director, Digital Business and Information Services
Tyler joined the organization in 2021 as Director of Digital Business and Information Services.
Tyler oversees Plannera's business, application, and product support as well as digital operations. In this role, he provides enabling technology to the Corporation in partnership with national and international firms.
Prior to joining the organization, Tyler worked with major Crown corporations as a consultant and as a business owner.
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
Megan is the Senior Human Resource Business Partner. She joined the organization in 2020.
In this role, Megan oversees the Corporation's HR unit. Prior to joining the organization, She worked in the Saskatchewan public service since 2014.
She has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Regina, is working towards an MBA through Carleton (concentration in Management and Change), and is a PROSCI Certified Change Practitioner.