Garth Pepper

President, Liberty Mutual Canada

Garth Pepper is the President of Liberty Mutual Canada (LM Canada), a Division of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and has over 25 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Liberty, Garth held various positions with Chubb Group of Insurance Companies in the UK and Canada and also led the Management Risk Practice for Integro Insurance Brokers in Canada. Garth joined Liberty International Underwriters, Canada (LIU) in 2008 as Senior Vice President, Specialty Casualty and was appointed President in July 2015. LM Canada was established in 2018 following the integration of LIU and Ironshore Canada. Based at LM Canada’s Canadian headquarters in Toronto, Garth is responsible for the leadership, strategic growth and direction of LM Canada, with offices located in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, and Montreal. Garth is well known in the Canadian insurance community, as a result of his career positions , his various written contributions in industry publications and as moderator, presenter and panel speaker for the Canadian Risk Insurance Managers Society, Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Canadian Chapter; the Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto and various other industry conferences. Garth was also a member of the 2017 Advisory Committee for the National Insurance Conference of Canada. Garth received a Bachelor’s (Hons.) degree in Business Studies from what is now London Metropolitan University, UK and actively volunteers in the community through the Liberty Serves Program, including the Relay for Life, Run for the Cure, Daily Bread Food Bank a partnership with the Law Society’s ‘Lawyers Feed the Hungry’ program and with LM Canada’s National Sponsorship in Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade