Mélinda Bastien
Actuary, asset management and pension plan advisor
Normandin Beaudry
Montreal, Quebec


A member of the Huron-Wendat Nation and an Associate of the Society of Actuaries since 2009, Melinda has been a pension plan and asset management advisor for the last 14 years. She conducts research on the best savings strategies for the reality of new generations and heads a team specializing in responsible institutional investment. With her passion for culture and the human condition, she is involved with the Huron-Wendat band council and serves on the board of the First Nations Book Fair. She has made a solo crossing of Quebec’s North Shore region by bicycle, meeting First Nations members along the way.