Welcome To NICC

Where insurance executives

want to be.

The National Insurance Conference of Canada (NICC) welcomes you! Whether you are an insurance or reinsurance company executive, a broker, a regulator, a risk manager or an industry partner, the National Insurance Conference of Canada (NICC) is designed with you in mind. This high level conference addresses the many diverse and complex issues facing leaders of the Canadian property and casualty insurance sector.

About NICC

We are a place where industry leaders meet. Since 2007, we have provided a high-level, truly national insurance conference that speaks to senior executives of insurers, brokers, reinsurers and industry associations. With the help of our Senior Advisory Committee, NICC is the preeminent industry conference offering an outstanding and relevant agenda and exceptional networking opportunities year after year.

NICC Testimonials

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“The NICC conference is a must attend event for me each year. The quality of the sessions and the depth of the attendee roster makes this an excellent time to both learn about issues impacting our business and spend time with industry thought leaders.”

- Matt Wolfe, Senior Vice President, Aon
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“The NICC event brings together experts and executives in the insurance industry to discuss the diverse and complex issues facing leaders of the Canadian property and casualty insurance sector. NICC gives industry stakeholders a comprehensive, quality agenda addressing the relevant issues of the day.”

– Don Forgeron, President and CEO, Insurance Bureau of Canada

“There is an array of initiatives that are top of mind at Travelers Canada and it’s coming to conferences like NICC that help make a difference in our business planning and strategies.”

– Heather Masterson, President and CEO Travelers Canada
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“The main benefit for brokers attending NICC is access to insurance professionals. Many conferences we are flooded with regional, national, global brokers, and a small number of insurance underwriters. At the NICC we have a large percentage of insurance executives, reinsurance executives, that are here to learn, change and evolve.”

– Rohan Dixon, EVP, Chief Broker Officer, Aon Risk Solutions

“Our industry has never stood still. However, its pace of change seems to have accelerated in recent years. New demands and emerging priorities all present challenges to our businesses. As we navigate these challenges and unearth the opportunities they may present, the NICC provides delegates an engaging and unbiased forum in which to gain and share perspectives.”

– Jonathan Stephenson, Managing Director, Guy Carpenter Canada

Joel Baker

President & CEO,
MSA Research Inc.

Don Forgeron

President & CEO, IBC


Carol Jardine

President, Canadian P&C Operations, Wawanesa

Patti Kernaghan

President & CEO, Kernaghan Adjusters Ltd.

Monica Ningen

President & CEO, Canada and English Caribbean, Swiss Re

Bob Tisdale

President & COO, Pembridge Insurance Company

Stuart Carruthers

Partner, Stikeman

Koker Christensen

Partner, Fasken

Jill McCutcheon

Partner, Torys

Tim Bzowey

Executive Vice President, Auto/Insurance Products, FSRA

Jaime Watt

Executive Chairman, Navigator Ltd.

Louis Gagnon

President, Canadian Operations, Intact Financial Corp.

Adam Tooze

Shelby Cullom Davis Chair of History, Columbia University and Author of "CRASHED: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World"

Alex Wittenberg

Executive Director, Marsh & McLennan Insights. Partner, Oliver Wyman Group

Flavio Battilana

COO, CSN Collision Centres

David Marshall

Author “Fair Benefits Fairly Delivered: A Review of the Auto Insurance System
in Ontario”

Liam McFarlane

Partner, EY

Alister Campbell

President & CEO, PACICC and NICC 2019 Emcee

Tim Guernsey

Vice President, Commercial Claims, Economical Mutual

Stephan Roy

National Director, Disaster Restoration, ServiceMaster of Canada Ltd.

Nicole Bonnie

Diversity Coach and CEO, Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies

Angelique Magi

National VP, Transportation and Strategic Initiatives, Guarantee Company of North America

Jonathan Stephenson

Jonathan Stephenson

Managing Director,
Guy Carpenter

Joseph El-Sayegh

President & CEO, SCOR Canada Reinsurance

Jonathan Turner

SVP, CFO, Swiss Re & Chair, Reinsurance Taskforce

Matt Wolfe

Senior Vice President, Aon

Saad Mered

CEO, Zurich Canada

Andrew Steen

President, Berkley Canada


Jérôme Jean Haegeli

Group Chief Economist, Swiss Re

Marilyn Horrick

EVP & COO, MSA Research Inc.

Louis-Martin Richer

Senior Vice President, National and International Practices in Engineering, Construction and Surety, Marsh Canada

Grant Kelly

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Financial Analysis, and Chief Economist, PACICC

Conor Donaldson

Head of Implementation, IAIS

Alex Campbell

Vice President, Surety, Western Canada, Intact

John E. Sununu

Former U.S. Senator and Member of the Council of Lloyd's

Janik Lachance

VP, Eastern Canada Manager, Financial Lines, Chubb

2020 NICC Advisory Committee Members

Joel Baker

President & CEO

MSA Research

Peter Braid


Insurance Brokers Association of Canada

Raymond Chun

President & CEO

TD Insurance

Don Forgeron

President & CEO


Peter Hohman

President & CEO

Insurance Institute
of Canada

Claus-Ulrich Kroll

President & CEO

Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada

Gale Lockbaum

President & COO

Arch Insurance Group

Jonathan Stephenson

Managing Director

Guy Carpenter

Jason Storah

President & CEO

Aviva Canada

Kyle Winston


CRU Group

Matt Wolfe

Senior Vice President

Aon Canada