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In her role as Talent Director and a member of the Operations team, Jenny works closely with the senior leadership and operations teams of our portfolio companies to drive the talent and people strategies that support scale and growth. Jenny joined the OMERS Ventures team in 2019. 

Jenny brings over 20 years of experience creating talent strategies and programs that build award-winning cultures. The breadth of her experience covers both large enterprise organizations and startups – supporting throughout multiple funding rounds, debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, and beyond.

Prior to joining OMERS Ventures, Jenny worked in several HR leadership roles at top executive search firms, as well as companies such as Moneris Solutions and Info-Tech Research Group. Most recently, Jenny spent the last several years as part of the founding team at Canadian fintech startup Nest Wealth.

Jenny lives in Toronto and holds a degree in political studies from Queen’s University.

Skills and Expertise

Building and scaling teams

World class cultures

Remote work set up

Talent acquisition strategy

Employee engagement

Organizational design

Learning and development

HR systems, tools and methodology

Coaching and mentorship

Leadership alchemy

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