William (Bill) Tufts
Bill knows pensions and is an expert on pension reform. At a time when pensions are experiencing rapid change he will provide you with lots of insight. Bill Tufts is coauthor of Pension Ponzi a best seller released in the fall of 2011.
He is the Founder and Executive director of Fair Pensions For All an organization advocating pension reform in Canada. A good description of his work was included in the Montreal Gazette when they wrote, "Tufts is the founder and curator of a national blog titled Fair Pensions for All that is one of North America's leading aggregators of public-sector pension news in the developed world."
Mr Tufts has appeared before the House of Commons and Senate National Finance Committee as an expert on pension and labour affairs, he was invited by the Ontario Finance Minister to participate in 2010 in a roundtable on Retirement Security as an industry expert and stakeholder. Bill attended as a special guest, the Bootcamp for Elected Officials in Irvine, California in 2011 by the California Foundation for Fiscal Responsibility.
As a policy advisor on pension matters Bill has advised Members of Parliament, provincial MPP's and MLA's as well as City Councillors. He has worked with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, ADVOCIS, as well has written pension policy for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
He appears regularly on television, and radio as a commentator on pension issues. Having been interviewed by major television and stations across Canada he is the in-house pension expert for SunNews. His appearances have included Lang and O'Leary on CBC, National Affairs on CTV, and the City TV documentary Tough Choices with Gord Martineau: Labour Pains
As a writer on pension issues, his articles have been included in all major Canadian newspapers and he comments regularly for the Canadian media on pension issues.