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Ron Mock
Former President, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Summary

Ron Mock was President and CEO of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan from 2014 to December 2019. He is a recognized leader in both long-term fund investing and pension administration and advocacy.

Mr. Mock started his career as an electrical engineer with Ontario Hydro, where he ultimately became responsible for nuclear safety and licensing at key nuclear generating stations. After moving into finance, Mr. Mock served with investment dealer Burns Fry (now BMO Nesbitt Burns), where he directed sales and trading staff in derivative products and held the firm's membership seat on the Chicago Board of Trade, among other exchanges.

Mr. Mock graduated from the University of Toronto with a BASc in electrical engineering and later earned an MBA from York University. He is currently a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Schulich School of Business at York University. In 2015, York University awarded him the Recognition Award for Outstanding Executive Leadership, and two years later awarded him with an honorary Doctor of Laws in recognition of his contributions to corporate leadership, investments and gender equality. In 2018, Mr. Mock was presented with Belgium's Commander of the Order of the Crown, one of the highest distinctions in the national orders of the Kingdom of Belgium.