Alister Campbell was named as CEO of the Property and Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation (PACICC) in February of 2019. He is a 30-year insurance industry veteran and over the last decade has served as CEO of two leading Canadian insurers (Zurich Canada and The Guarantee Company of North America) where he built a long track record of successfully driving company profitability and executing on customer-focused plans for growth and market/segment leadership. Over the course of his career, he has held senior executive positions in a range of capacities within the property-casualty, life and travel insurance industries including general management, marketing, brokerage distribution strategy, financial services, investor relations and digital commerce.
Alister has previously served the Canadian P&C industry as Chair of the Board of Directors of PACICC and as Deputy Chair of the Board of the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC). Currently, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services and serves on the Advisory Boards of several digital start-ups. He also serves as a Senior Fellow at the CD Howe Institute.
Alister holds a BA (Hons.) from the University of Toronto, a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of
Pennsylvania. He is married to Colleen Mahoney and they have two university-aged sons. They live in Toronto.