A fully qualified actuary (FSA, FCIA), Jasenka has over 25 years of experience in the pension consulting industry. She has been a Principal in Eckler’s Toronto Pension consulting practice for more than a decade.

Jasenka is an expert in the development of financial strategies and risk management for pension plans to ensure sustainability. She also has extensive experience in pension plan design, financial reporting, plan governance, plan mergers, conversions, asset transfers and wind-ups.

She provides consulting services to a wide range of clients including global and national corporations, not-for-profit organizations, broader public sector organizations and multi-employer pension plans.

Areas of Expertise

  • Broader public sector pension plans
  • Defined benefit plan valuations
  • Not-for-profit pension plans
  • Pension plan asset transfers
  • Pension plan conversions
  • Pension plan design
  • Pension plan financial reporting
  • Pension plan mergers
  • Pension plan wind-ups
  • Plan governance
  • Risk management
  • Supplemental executive retirement programs (SERPs)

Professional Qualifications

Professional Qualifications
  • University of Waterloo – Honours Bachelor of Mathematics, Actuarial Science
  • Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA)
  • Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA)
Professional Activities
  • Member of the Association of Canadian Pension Management
  • Member of the Actuarial Standards Board Designated Group on Benefit Security
  • Member of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario’s Technical Advisory Committee for Asset Transfers

Thought Leadership

Jasenka contributes her insights to a variety of publications and conferences. Here’s just a sampling: 

The Future of University Pension Plans
A joint pre-conference seminar at CAUBO 2019 (Canadian Association of University Business Officers 2019)

University lessons in solvency relief
Benefits Canada – May 2012

Managing risk in a small pension plan
Benefits Canada – June 2011

An age-old story
Benefits Canada – May 2010 (co-authored with Eckler’s Chris Brisebois)

Eckler News and Insights

AcSB finalizes changes to CPA Section 3462 regarding use of funding valuation for employee future benefits

On November 2, 2020, the Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) announced final amendments to Section 3462, Employee Future Benefits (Section 3462) of Part II of ...
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