Tim Deacon leads our global Finance team. He is responsible for Ontario Teachers’ financial and management reporting; taxation; valuation, risk analytics and model valuation; financial operations; and strategic finance initiatives.
Tim joined Ontario Teachers’ in 2021 and has more than 20 years of senior management experience in financial management and global investments. He was most recently Group Controller and Global Chief Accounting Officer at Manulife Financial. In this role, he held global accountability for financial reporting, accounting policy, accounting shared services and global finance transformation. He also had financial oversight of Manulife's General Account Investment portfolio. Previously he was CFO of Manulife's Global Wealth and Asset Management businesses and held other senior executive roles across Finance, Risk, Strategy and Operations. Prior to Manulife, Tim was a director at PwC LLP in the Global Capital Markets Group based in Toronto and London.
Tim is an Ontario Chartered Professional Accountant and a U.S. Certified Public Accountant. He earned his Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.