December 20, 2023
British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) is pleased to announce that Reg Bawa will join the BCI Board of Directors on January 1, 2024. The Teachers’ Pension Board of Trustees has appointed Reg for a three-year term.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to welcome Reg to the BCI Board,” said Peter Milburn, Chair of BCI’s Board of Directors. “Reg brings more than 30 years of experience and leadership in public service, combined with a strong background in governance and finance.”
“I am honoured to be joining the BCI Board,” said Reg. “We have a shared goal of helping our client boards build a financially secure future for hundreds of thousands of British Columbians, and I look forward to working with my fellow colleagues to continue to provide effective oversight and governance.”
Reg succeeds Rob Taylor as the Teachers’ Pension Plan member on the BCI Board. Rob, who is completing his term on December 31, 2023, has served on the Board since 2022 as a Director and member of the Audit Committee.
“We sincerely thank Rob for his important contributions and commitment to the strong, independent governance of BCI,” added Peter.
Reg has served as a trustee on the Teachers’ Pension Board of Trustees since 2010. He recently completed a two-year term as Chair and will serve as Vice-Chair in 2024. Reg is the Assistant Deputy Minister of Policy, Programs, and Partnerships at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. His career with the British Columbia Public Service spans more than 30 years. During that time, Reg has held senior positions with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Children & Family Development, Provincial Treasury, Provincial Revenue, and Office of the Comptroller General and has also been responsible for leading finance, strategic human resources, and IT for large complex ministries. Reg is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA).
BCI’s Board is structured in accordance with the Public Sector Pension Plans Act. BCI’s four largest pension plan clients each appoint a member from their Board of Trustees, with the Minister of Finance appointing the Chair and two directors to comprise a seven-member Board.
More information about BCI’s Board of Directors can be found here.
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