Gordon Frost

Gordon Frost

Partner, Country Leader, Canada Career Business, Mercer

Gordon Frost is the leader of Mercer’s Career business in Canada and is a member of Mercer’s Canadian leadership team. He is responsible for a broad team of professionals that provide services
across the spectrum of Mercer’s Career business including human capital strategy, executive compensation, workforce rewards, HR analytics, engagement, leadership development, talent management, sales effectiveness, and communication, along with Mercer’s information and technology solutions which support clients’ strategic talent management needs.

Gordon consults across many aspects of the Career business, advising clients on how to strengthen the relationship between business strategy and talent strategy. Gordon has extensive experience advising Boards of Directors and senior management on the design of executive compensation programs that align decision-making with shareholder value creation and are consistent with sound governance practices. He has deep knowledge of the strategy, design, and financial impact of incentive programs, including equity-based incentive plans and sales incentive plans. He has also led broader projects related to talent management and leadership development with a specific focus on the needs of a globally mobile workforce.

Gordon first joined Mercer in 2000 and has been based in both Canada and the US. He then spent over 2 years as the Vice President of Global Compensation for a Canadian multi-national organization before re-joining Mercer in his present leadership role in 2013.

Gordon holds an MBA from the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelors degree in Commerce with great distinction from McGill University, where he remains involved as a guest lecturer on various HR topics.