President
Sun Life Financial Canada

Jacques Goulet is President of Sun Life Financial Canada. In this role, Jacques oversees the company’s group benefits, group retirement services, and individual insurance and wealth management businesses in Canada. He is responsible for guiding the organization in its Purpose to help Clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives.

Jacques is a transformational leader committed to developing people, building strong teams, driving business growth and raising the bar on Client outcomes. He strongly believes a diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our Clients, our colleagues and the communities where we operate.

Prior to joining Sun Life Financial in 2018, Jacques had a 29-year career at Mercer where he held a variety of leadership roles in Canada, Europe and most recently the United States. As President, Health and Wealth at Mercer, he was responsible for the firm’s global retirement, health, investment consulting and investment management businesses, serving Clients in more than 100 countries around the globe.

Jacques is bilingual and originally from Shawinigan, Quebec. In 2016, he was awarded the Maple Leaf Award of Distinction from the Canadian Association of New York (CANY). Jacques holds a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science from Concordia University and is a Fellow of both the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.