Toronto Centre

Toronto Centre

Ms. Maureen Jensen
Board of Directors

John Palmer, Chair, and Babak Abbaszadeh, President and CEO, Toronto Centre for Global Leadership in Financial Supervision, are pleased to announce the appointment of Maureen Jensen to its Board of Directors.

Ms. Jensen is Chair and CEO, Ontario Securities Commission. Prior to joining the OSC, Ms. Jensen held senior leadership and management positions with the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), Market Regulation Services Inc., and the Toronto Stock Exchange. She is also a member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) board of directors and a member of the board of trustees of the Royal Ontario Museum.

Amongst other important initiatives at the OSC, Ms. Jensen has been an advocate of diversity in the workplace and was instrumental in creating the rule to require public companies to disclose the gender makeup of their boards and in executive officer positions.

“Ms. Jensen is a welcome addition to Toronto Centre’s board and will strengthen the Centre’s capacity building efforts globally,” said John Palmer.


Founded in 1998 by the Government of Canada, the World Bank Group and the Schulich School of Business, the Toronto Centre is an independent not-for-profit organization that promotes financial stability and financial inclusion globally. The Centre has trained more than 10,000 regulators and supervisors from more than 190 jurisdictions in securities, banking, insurance, pensions, microfinance and microinsurance supervision and regulation. The Centre is supported by Global Affairs Canada, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the IMF, and many other international partners. For more information, please visit