Full Name
Leeanne Barnes
Job Title
Vice-President, Enterprise Operational Risk
Speaker Bio
Leeanne Barnes is a seasoned risk management professional with over 20 years of experience in various industries. Prior to joining OMERS in October 2020 as the VP, Enterprise Operational Risk, she led Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s (OTPP) Enterprise Risk Management program and capabilities with a key focus on governance, strategy, investment and operational risk.
Prior to joining OTPP in 2013, she held roles of increasing responsibility at ING DIRECT, including leading and maturing the Operational Risk Management function, Fraud Detection, Information & Cyber Security, Business Continuity, Sarbanes Oxley, Outsourcing, Procurement, and Special Projects. Through this time, Leeanne also worked closely with Canadian and European Regulators. Prior to ING DIRECT, Leeanne spent five years at Deloitte, assisting clients in the Risk Consulting and Regulatory Services space.
Leeanne is currently the Vice President of Enterprise Operational Risk Management at OMERS. Leeanne works closely with the CRO, Board and Executive Team to provide a consistent approach to effectively understand and respond to current, new and emerging enterprise operational risks.
Leeanne Barnes