LAURA TAMBLYN WATTS

LAURA TAMBLYN WATTS

President and CEO of CanAge

Laura Tamblyn Watts is the Founder and CEO of CanAge, Canada’s national seniors’ advocacy organization. Laura previously served as Chief Public Policy Officer at the Canadian Association of Retired Persons before establishing CanAge at the onset of the Covid 19 pandemic.

As a member of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada’s committee on Seniors and Vulnerable Investors, she serves as a Canadian representative on the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASSA) Committee on Vulnerable Investors and is a member of the Investment Industry Regulators Organizations of Canada. She also served on the board of the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments (OBSI). Prior to joining OBSI’s board, she chaired its Consumer and Investor Advisory Committee.

Laura is a member of the Ontario Securities Commission’s Task Force on Seniors and the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario’s Consumer Advisory Panel.