Sylvia has held several senior leadership positions in human resources spanning insurance, wealth management, and banking in Canada and the United States over the past 20 years. Prior to joining Sun Life, she held the role of Vice-President, Human Resources at Great West Life.
Sylvia holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Sociology from the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Advanced Human Resources Executive Program at the University of Michigan. As well, she has earned the Canadian Securities Certificate (CSC) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) accreditations. Sylvia values community activity and serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre, a not-for-profit organization supporting Canadian authors and illustrators and promoting their books to young readers.