Barry Brown was appointed to the OMERS Sponsors Corporation (SC) in 2015 . In 2019, he became Co-Chair of the Board. As a Co-Chair, he serves on all SC Committees.
He practiced employment and labour law for 30 years, retiring from Hicks Morley in 2014. Throughout his career, he worked with a variety of unions and other employee representatives to find mutually acceptable solutions to challenging workplace issues.
Mr. Brown received his BA and MA from the University of Western Ontario before graduating from its Law School as the School’s Gold Medalist. He recently completed the Board Effectiveness Program for Pension and Other Long-Horizon Investment Institutions at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.