Sponsors and Administration

AMO's Representatives on the OMERS Sponsors Corporation  

Marianne Love (LLB) Marianne Love (LLB) is Co-Chair of the OMERS Sponsors Corporation and also Co-Chairs the OMERS Joint Council. She is a Senior Consultant for Gallagher McDowall Associates, specializing in governance practice, job evaluation, pay equity, and compensation and performance management systems. Marianne was a Member of the OMERS Board from 1999 to 2006. She has a Law Degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Windsor. She has more than 25 years of experience working and consulting in municipal government.
Barry Brown (LLB)

Barry Brown (LLB) has more than 30 years of experience as a leading labour and employment lawyer. He was a partner at Hicks Morley LLP, a firm dedicated to representing employers on human resources law and advocacy issues. Mr. Brown was consistently recognized as one of the best lawyers in Canada by both the Canadian Legal Expert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada. He has been a member of the Sponsors Corporation since January 2015.

AMO's Representatives on the OMERS Administration Corporation

Penny Somerville (FCPA, ICD.D) Penny Somerville (FCPA, ICD.D) is a retired senior executive with more than 25 years of experience in Canada’s financial services sector. She spent 27 years with BMO Financial Group holding various executive positions with wide-ranging responsibilities, including Executive Vice President and Treasurer. Ms. Somerville is currently a member of Cidel Bank Canada's Board and Chair of its Audit Committee, University of Toronto’s Audit Committee and Runnymede Healthcare Centre’s Board and Finance Committee. In 2011, she became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.
Michael Fenn (MA, AMCT) Michael Fenn (MA, AMCT) works as a management consultant. He was an Ontario Deputy Minister under three Premiers, following which he served as CEO of several Crown agencies. His municipal career included being City Manager of Burlington and later CAO of Hamilton-Wentworth Region. He has been profiled with a chapter in Professor David Siegel’s new book “Leaders in the Shadows”.  Mr. Fenn has written extensively on investment in public infrastructure. In 2010, he was one of two Ontarians named to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s Honour Roll.