Full Name
Omo Akintan
Job Title
Chief People Officer
University Pension Plan
Speaker Bio
Omo Akintan has a demonstrated commitment to human resources transformation, reconciliation, equity, and inclusion. A Juris Doctor from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, Omo spent over a decade working as a labour, employment, and human rights lawyer.

Omo is the University Pension Plan’s Chief People Officer. She leads a dynamic team of people, inclusion, total rewards and culture professionals in designing and implementing progressive people-centered programs and policies for a thriving new pension plan.

From 2019 to 2021, Omo was the City of Toronto’s Chief People Officer. In that role she and her team provided programming to strengthen and support the City’s 37,000+ workforce. She was the City lead on the development of Toronto's Indigenous Affairs Office in partnership with Toronto's Indigenous community and also led the development and implementation of all people related aspects of the City's COVID-19 response & recovery.

Omo’s community efforts include sitting as a Vice-Chair of the University of Toronto Administrative Tribunal, and as a Director of the George Brown College. She is also a past Director and continuing champion of Massey Centre for pregnant and parenting adolescents, the Sherbourne Health Centre and the Community One Foundation (formerly the Lesbian and Gay Community Appeal). She has greatly enjoyed her roles as a volunteer with the Out of the Cold program and as a mentor for the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.
Omo Akintan