Natasha vandenHoven is a partner in the Pensions & Benefits Group. Her practice focuses on statutory and governmental plans, governance, fiduciary obligations, investment and administration issues, trusts, and compliance matters. In particular, she advises clients on pensions and benefits issues relating to corporate transactions, creditor/debtor agreements, and bankruptcy and insolvency matters.
Natasha is also experienced in executive compensation and advises clients on matters including equity and non-equity based compensation, supplemental retirement arrangements and bonus plans. Recently, she was Senior Policy Consultant of the Pension Initiatives, Income Security and Pension Policy Division at the Ministry of Finance, following a leadership position within the Ontario Government where she worked on the development of the newly proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan. Natasha practised pensions and benefits law in private practice for a number of years and was a pension analyst with the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (formerly the Pension Commission of Ontario).
Natasha has written extensively on pensions, benefits and executive compensation related issues. She has spoken at numerous Canadian and international client and industry conferences. In addition, she is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, Law Society of Upper Canada, Association of Canadian Pension Management, and International Pension & Employee Benefits Lawyers Association, and is a past member of the Ontario Bar Association's Pensions and Benefits Section executive.
Natasha has served as the Senior Vice President, Research, Human Resources and Corporate Counsel at one of the leading global human capital and management consulting firms.