Laura Newman (FCIA, FSA) is an actuary with more than 30 years of experience. At WTW she provided strategic actuarial advice to organizations to support the effectiveness and long-term sustainability of their pension arrangements. During her career, she partnered with several large jointly-sponsored pensions plans and other organizations in the broader public sector. Ms Newman also held many leadership positions at WTW where she focused on employee engagement and managing the operational aspects of the business.
Ms Newman has volunteered extensively within the pension community and is a recipient of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries' Gold Certificate of Merit in recognition of her many professional contributions over the years. She is currently a member of the United Church of Canada's Pension Plan Advisory Committee and serves as the treasurer for her local church.