Alister Campbell

President & CEO, PACICC and NICC 2019 Emcee

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.