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.

Daniel Thornton (Chair)

Former Chief Operating Officer, The Co-operators Life Insurance Company

Denis Berthiaume

FSA, FCIA

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

Alain Brunet

FSA, FCIA

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

Former Senior Vice President, Sun Life Financial

Former Senior Vice President & Chief Actuary, RGA Canada

Gordon M. Dunning

CPA, CA, ICD.D

President & CEO, Assuris

Tricia O’Malley

FCPA, FCA

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

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

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

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