Jonathan Simmons

CA, ACA, Partner, Audit and Assurance Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Jonathan Simmons is a Chartered Accountant and a partner in the firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he is the national insurance practice leader. He has over 20 years of experience in providing professional services to the financial services industry in Canada, the United States and Europe.

Jonathan began his career in England, where he provided audit services to a number of leading UK insurance companies. In 1997, he relocated from London to Toronto where he currently serves a portfolio of public and privately held companies, providing audit, financial reporting, GAAP conversion, internal controls, capital market, regulatory, due diligence and general advisory services. His experience includes all segments of the insurance sector, including brokers, life insurance companies, property and casualty companies and reinsurers.

He is a member of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Insurance Auditors’ Advisory Committee, has served as an advisor to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, an instructor for LOMA courses and has been a frequent speaker on insurance industry issues.

Jonathan is a Director of the Canadian Youth Business Foundation and The Giles School.