B.Math., F.C.A.S., F.C.I.A. – Principal
Barb joined the P&C insurance industry in 1979. She has held management portfolios of increasing responsibility culminating in her appointment as President and CEO of a large P&C insurance group that included two insurance companies and two independent brokerages. She has extensive experience in the development and implementation of effective corporate strategies relating to distribution, customer segmentation, pricing, product development, and marketing. She has bought and sold both insurance companies and brokerages, established direct response call centre operations, and managed the implementation of Information Technology systems. She has expertise in developing effective reinsurance programs, alternative funding mechanisms, and commercial rating structures.
Barb holds a Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours, Co-op) degree from the University of Waterloo and is a Fellow of both the Casualty Actuarial Society and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.