Douglas (Doug) Moodie was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Nova Scotia Pension Services Corporation (NS Pension) effective April 1, 2017.
Prior to his appointment, Doug served as a senior solicitor with the Legal Services Division of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice where he acted as counsel to the Department of Finance and Treasury Board. In that role, he gained extensive experience and knowledge working with government and public sector pension plans. He was an active participant in the Public Service Superannuation Plan (PSSP) Governance Working Group that restructured the governance structure and funding policy of the PSSP.
Doug was also instrumental in the creation of NS Pension, which devolved from the government-operated Nova Scotia Pension Agency to an arms-length, trustee-owned entity. Doug served as Co-chair of the Board of Directors of NS Pension and Vice-Chair of the Board of Public Service Superannuation Plan Trustee Inc. In addition, he had significant involvement with the Teachers’ Pension Plan and was a member of the Teachers’ Pension Board.
Before joining the Nova Scotia Department of Justice in 2004, Doug practiced business law for 13 years and was a partner in the Toronto offices of a national law firm, focusing in the area of commercial real estate. He holds LL.B. and LL.M. degrees. He became a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1989 and has been a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society since 2004.