Joanne De Laurentiis

Joanne De Laurentiis

Board member

A seasoned financial services executive, Joanne De Laurentiis’s extensive governance experience includes leading multi-stakeholder organizations that represent and advocate on behalf of industry sectors.  President and CEO of The Investment Funds Institute of Canada from 2006 until her retirement in July, 2016, Ms. De Laurentiis has also served as President and CEO of Credit Union Central of Canada; Mondex Canada; and the Interac Association.

Ms. De Laurentiis currently serves as Chair of the PIMCO Independent Review Committee; sits on the board of directors for Dealnet Financial, BeWhere Holdings, the Toronto Transit Commission and the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education; and is a Senior Fellow at the C.D. Howe Institute.  She has previously sat on many boards, including the Toronto Financial Services Alliance Board; the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission Board; the Canadian Payments Association Board; and the Equifax Advisory Council. She has an MA in Political Science and is fluent in Italian.