Don Forgeron

President & CEO, Insurance Bureau of Canada

IBC’s President and CEO since 2009, Don Forgeron has a successful track record of nearly 30 years in the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry. He has a strong foundation in the public and private sectors, having worked for Alberta’s Department of Environment and the National Research Council in Nova Scotia early in his career.

As President and CEO, Don works with governments and key stakeholders across the country to build a strong, stable P&C industry and a stronger and safer Canada. He is leading a national conversation on the need to better prepare Canada for an earthquake and he continues to push for a national dialogue with governments and consumers on the need for severe weather adaptation.

Don is active internationally on behalf of Canada’s P&C insurance industry to provide input to international regulatory bodies. He is a founding member and current President of the Global Federation of Insurance Associations, an association made up of insurance trade associations that represent nearly 90% of total insurance premiums worldwide.