Before becoming President in 2014, Mr. Dumas built and implemented Quebec’s business strategy, in addition to managing the Group Retirement Services and Group Benefits teams.
A recognized expert in the pension industry with over 30 years of experience, Mr. Dumas joined Sun Life in 2012 after a 28-year career with Mercer Canada. He managed and developed the Retirement, Risk and Finance practice for Canada and Latin America, as Senior Partner Group Member.
Mr. Dumas has extensive knowledge of the needs and expectations of Quebec businesses and their Clients.
In February 2018, Finance et Investissement awarded Mr. Dumas as the prestigious "Financial Person of the Year" title, heading the journal's Top 25 ranking for the financial industry.
Robert Dumas is very active in the community. He is the Board Chair of the Pointe-à-Callière Foundation and Centraide of Greater Montréal. He also acts as member of the Board of Directors for Dans la rue and the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Governors of Finance Montréal. He sits on the Board of the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec.
Mr. Dumas holds a bachelor's degree in actuarial science from Laval University, and is a Fellow of both the Society of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.