Yanni is a Senior Programs and Partnerships Officer at the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC). Since joining FCAC in 2017, his focus has been to lead and develop FCAC’s financial wellness in the workplace program. Part of this work includes the development and implementation of FCAC’s Financial Wellness in the Workplace web resource on the Government of Canada website. The web resource promotes the importance of financial wellness to both employers and employees by providing them with tools, resources, and best practices. It helps Canadian employers of all sizes to develop, build, and implement effective workplace financial wellness programs.
Yanni engages Canadians to strengthen their financial resilience through behavioural challenges and many other financial literacy projects. He also contributed to regional, national, and international financial literacy initiatives, as well as industry events, webinars, and conferences.
Yanni holds an MBA from Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia, where his research project focused on how to engage pension plan members through pension plan design, communications, and education. He was recently selected by the Government of Quebec’s Commissioner of Health and Wellbeing as a member of a committee with a three-year mandate aiming to improve the future of the Province’s healthcare system.