Marcel Qualizza

Marcel Qualizza

Assistant Director, HR Strategies
BC Pension Corporation

Marcel Qualizza started with the BC Pension Corporation in the role of Assistant Director for HR Strategies in 2018 following nine years as a Director for Workplace Health and Safety with the Government of British Columbia, where he was responsible for promoting a health and safety culture across government operations. With the BC Pension Corporation Marcel is now responsible for leading the introduction of leadership and talent management practices that will enhance the employee experience, enable an environment that is adaptable to changing internal and external forces, and continuing to promote a thriving culture across operations.

Prior to his Master’s Degree in Public Administration and 23 years of public service Marcel began his career as a family counsellor helping families sort through the systemic dysfunctions they experienced. Assessing systemic dysfunction, identifying alternate transactional patterns, and introducing new ways of being and practices are approaches Marcel has brought from his counselling training into the organizational context to support leadership to attain their goals. An avid swimmer, cyclist and runner Marcel has completed numerous Ironman events (this year’s were cancelled) and continues to train and live in Victoria BC with his wife of 33 years, Bev, where they raised their three children and run a small hobby farm.