BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Board of Directors
ROBERT TAYLOR — DIRECTOR & CO-FOUNDER
Bob provides input on the overall strategy, vision and direction of the company, and focuses on regulatory compliance, including the requirements of Trisura’s federal regulator, OSFI. Bob co-founded Trisura with Mike George and John Garner in 2006. Until 2002, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of a federally regulated insurance company that specialized in lines similar to those of Trisura. Prior to leading that startup operation in 1989, Bob was Senior Vice President of a significant Canadian insurance company. Bob holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from McMaster University as well as his P.Eng. designation.
MIKE GEORGE — PRESIDENT, CEO & CO-FOUNDER, TRISURA GUARANTEE
In 2006, Mike realized his long-term dream of starting his own insurance company, and along with Bob Taylor and John Garner founded Trisura. The business is built on the belief that exceptional service, innovative products, and hard work would create a company that brokers would want to do business with and support.
Mike is responsible for both the strategic and operational direction and performance of Trisura. He has over 25 years of experience in the industry and after starting his career in corporate banking, became a surety financial analyst in 1988. He went on to join fledgling Wellington Guarantee, which became London Guarantee where he ultimately led the field operations as senior vice president. Following the sale of London Guarantee to a large multi-national insurer in 2002, Mike stayed on to help with the integration and then left in 2005 to begin work on putting his Trisura dream into reality. Mike has truly worked his way up from the ground floor.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from McMaster University and is a member of TEC Canada’s CEO forum. Mike is on the board of Brookfield Annuity Corporation and the Senior Executive Council of the Surety Association of Canada. He also chairs the annual Covenant House Executive Sleep Out in Toronto, is on the board of the Ontario chapter of the Children’s Wish Foundation, and previously participated on the national Council of Champions for Big Brothers, Big Sisters Canada.
GREG MORRISON — CHAIRMAN AND PRESIDENT & CEO, TRISURA GROUP LIMITED
Mr. Morrison has more than 35 years of experience in the insurance and reinsurance industries. He served as CEO of a number of private and public insurers, including Platinum Underwriters Holding, Ltd., London Reinsurance Group Inc. and Imagine Group Holdings Limited. His experience includes working with both life and property casualty companies operating in local and international markets.
Mr. Morrison currently serves on a numbers of insurance company boards including Aspen Bermuda Ltd, Aetna Life & Casualty (Bermuda) Limited and Weston Insurance Holdings Corporation. He is a retired fellow of the Society of Actuaries and Canadian Institute of Actuaries and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics) from the University of Western Ontario.
JIMMY DOYLE - CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICERS AND CHIEF RISK OFFICER OF TRISURA GROUP AND PRESIDENT AND CEO OF TRISURA INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE
Jimmy Doyle is the Chief Risk Officer of Trisura Group and the President and CEO of Trisura International Insurance. He has been the CEO of Trisura International Insurance (formerly Imagine Re) since 2008. In this role, he has directed all aspects of this profitable business, including the return of surplus capital to shareholders and eliminating exposure and reserves down through sales of subsidiaries, commutations, novations and natural claims pay-out. Mr. Doyle was previously Chief Risk Officer of Trisura International Insurance from 2004 to 2008. Prior to joining Trisura International Insurance, he spent eight years at Centre Reinsurance, a Bermuda based insurance and reinsurance company, where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary for Europe. His earlier career included the role of Actuarial Manager of Aviva/Hibernian Insurance, one of Ireland’s leading P&C insurers. He is a qualified actuary and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland.
FRANK N. LOCHAN — CORPORATE DIRECTOR
Mr. Lochan held various executive positions with the Brookfield group of companies from 1974 until his retirement in 2005, when he was Executive Vice-President, Taxation. Mr. Lochan is currently Chairman or Director of a number of Canadian and international companies operating in the investment management and insurance sectors, and serves on various committees of those companies.
Mr. Lochan also has significant community involvement including his current role as a member of the Stewardship Committee at the Oakville Hospital Foundation, and a member of the Finance Committee of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation. He is also a member of the Finance and Investment Committees at the Oakville Community Foundation. He has served as Chairman of the Oakville Hospital Foundation and on the Board of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation.
Mr. Lochan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, and of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators. He has a Master’s degree in Finance from the London School of Economics and a Master’s degree in Taxation from the University of Waterloo.
ROBERT LANDRY — INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR
Robert Landry is an experienced leader from the insurance sector, having served as President and CEO of Zurich Insurance Company’s Canadian operations for six years, retiring in 2007. From 2006 to 2009 he was a Director of the Insurance Institute of Canada, and he served as Chair of that organization in 2007.
Mr. Landry holds other leadership roles in the industry, currently serving board appointments with two Canadian Insurance Companies and a software development company. He holds the Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) designation from The Insurance Institute of Canada. In 2009, he received the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
LARRY BOURK B. COMM., C.H.R.P — INDEPENDENT BUSINESSMAN
Mr. Bourk is currently the Ontario Chairman of The Executive Committee (TEC) Ltd., founder and President of JUST LIKE HOME Senior Residences Inc. and principal of Beemont Management Group. He has held former management positions with Molson Canada, CIBC and Ernst & Ernst and was the past President and CEO of Constellation Assurance Company.