Meet BC's Municipal Pension Board of Trustees.
Harpinder Sandhu, BA, RI
Appointed by: Canadian Union of Public Employees, British Columbia
Committee(s): Investment (chair), governance
Board term: 2019–current
Harpinder Sandhu is vice president of CUPE Local 1767, working as a property appraiser for BC Assessment and his experience provides solid background for real estate as a fund investment. He has also co-authored two major policy papers on housing affordability that have been key in influencing provincial housing legislation.
He is a member of the Public Service Pension Board of Trustees, a committee member of Principles for Responsible Investment (Western North America Chapter), a board member for the Shareholder Association for Research and Education, and founding member of the Canadian Capital Stewardship Network.
A graduate of Simon Fraser University, Harpinder holds bachelor of arts degrees in geography and economics, focused on international trade, finance, sustainable urban development and public policy.