Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the stewardship and oversight of the Corporation. All Directors serving on the Assuris Board are independent of the member life insurance companies. Board members are chosen for their knowledge and experience in the business, technical expertise important to the life insurance industry and the management of failures.

Frank Swedlove (Chair)

Former President & CEO of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA)

Denis Berthiaume


Former Senior Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Desjardins Financial Corporation

Alain Brunet


Former Senior Vice-President and President of Insurance at National Bank of Canada

Former Senior Vice President & Chief Actuary, RGA Canada

Brenda Eprile


Former Executive Director and Chief Accountant at the Ontario Securities Commission

Former Chief Strategy Officer at Intact Financial

Tricia O’Malley


Former Chair, Canadian Accounting Standards Board and former Member of the International Accounting Standards Board

President & CEO, Assuris

Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Peter A. Allard School of Law

Former Deputy Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI)