Council Members

Manulife Financial

Halina von dem Hagen is Chief Risk Officer at Manulife. In this role, Ms. von dem Hagen is responsible for the Company’s Global Risk Management organization, including the oversight of risks across the enterprise. She is also a member of the Company’s Executive Leadership Team and Global Leadership Team.

In her previous role as Manulife’s Global Treasurer and Head of Capital Management, Ms. von dem Hagen oversaw the capital position of the company’s global operations, ensuring prudent management at a group level and each jurisdiction where Manulife operates. She developed and executed global funding programs and managed relationships with rating agencies, banks, and fixed income investors. Ms. von den Hagen joined Manulife in 2007 from Royal Bank of Canada where she spent 12 years in senior roles in the areas of treasury and risk management. For her achievements, she received the WXN Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women award in 2017 in the Corporate Executives category. And her global expertise on capital matters was recognized through her selection to the Insurance Policy Advisory Committee of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, in 2019.

Ms. von dem Hagen holds a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in international and monetary economics and is an alumna of Massey College.