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Peizi Zhang

Peizi Zhang is experienced in strategic planning, risk and financial management, as well as governance and oversight.

Peizi is currently a Director at Manulife Financial where she is responsible for the annual new business plan, oversight and governance of corporate pricing standards, monitoring of new business initiatives and profitability, as well as setting risk appetites and policies for board approval. Prior to joining Manulife, Peizi has held progressive consulting roles at Mercer Consulting, advising clients on the design and funding of holistic health and wellness programs, balancing needs of employees/unions with costs and emerging healthcare trends. In addition, she was the Regional Finance Lead in charge of financial forecasting and performance management at Mercer.

From her consulting experience at Mercer and insurance experience at Manulife, Peizi has a holistic understanding of the interaction of public and private health care programs, as well as the needs and motivations of various stakeholders in a multi-payer health care system.

Peizi holds a Bachelor of Hon. Mathematics from University of Waterloo and a Bachelor of Hon. Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA).

Peizi volunteers with several organizations. She sits on the executive committee of the Pacific Rim Actuaries Club of Toronto and the executive committee of Pan-Asian Community for Employee Success at Manulife. In addition, Peizi is actively involved in the research and education arm of the Society of Actuaries, which has close to 30,000 members globally, most recently sitting on the project oversight committee for a research project to evaluate the impact of aging in Singapore and efficacy of public and private healthcare systems in countries with similar population trajectories.

Peizi joined the Yee Hong Board of Directors in October 2018 and is currently a member of the Resources Committee.