Blake Hutcheson ’80
Chair, Board of Governors
Blake is the President and Chief Pension Officer at the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System. His mandate includes leading OMERS pension business, strategy, communications and public affairs, legal affairs, technology and operations, in addition to asset liability management. Prior to that he was President and CEO of Oxford Properties Group, responsible for overseeing the global business, consisting of approximately $60 billion of assets.
Blake was appointed to the Board by the Association Council in 2016 and was appointed as Chair in January 2021. He has had many senior volunteer roles at UCC including Trustee on the Foundation Board and Co-Chair of the Think Ahead Boarding Cabinet. He also served on the Think Ahead Campaign Cabinet.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Western University, a Graduate Diploma in International Relations and Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics and a Master’s in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.
Blake and his wife Susan have two children, Trevor ’17 and Camille.