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Andrew Stancel | Lead Consultant

Andrew Stancel, Lead Consultant

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80 Richmond Street West
Suite 1500
Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2A4, Canada
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  • B.C., Commerce & Finance, University of Toronto
  • B.A., Economics, University of Toronto


  • EA, U.S. Department of Treasury

Andrew Stancel has consulted for more than 13 years on executive and director pay issues, including program design and implementation, benchmarking, pay-for-performance linkages to corporate business performance, technical and regulatory issues, compensation committee governance and mandate, managing compensation related risk, proxy drafting and review, and severance and change-in-control design and advice.

His clients include large and small companies in diverse industries including transportation, energy and utilities, telecommunications, oil & gas, storage & shipping, real estate, mining, and retailing. His client relationships primarily involve a direct reporting relationship to the Compensation Committee.

Andrew is the author of articles for the Canadian Tax Journal and Taxation of Executive Compensation & Retirement Journal covering topics such as executive compensation disclosure, Compensation Committee governance, tax-effective risk-adjusted incentive arrangements, and personal tax planning. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) Ontario West GTA Chapter Executive Committee.

Andrew began his career at Price Waterhouse and then worked for several years as a human capital performance and reward consultant at Ernst & Young. Prior to joining Meridian, Andrew spent 5 years with Hewitt Associates in its executive compensation practice.

Recent Articles/Videos Featuring Andrew:

Director Compensation: What Public Boards are Considering in Light of Substantial Energy Price Declines and/or COVID-19 - https://www.meridiancp.com/director-compensation-what-public-boards-are-considering-in-light-of-substantial-energy-price-declines-and-or-covid-19/

Pay for Performance - https://www.meridiancp.com/pay-for-performance/

Market Data in Context - https://www.meridiancp.com/market-data-in-context/