Richard Dubin

Vice President, Investigative Services, IBC

As Vice-President, Investigative Services at Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), Mr. Dubin leads a staff of 50, including investigators from Alberta to Atlantic Canada, who focus on preventing, detecting and investigating organized insurance crime on behalf of IBC’s member insurance companies.

At IBC, Mr. Dubin is tasked with changing the Canadian legislative landscape in order to make it more difficult to commit insurance crimes. Guided by this focus, Mr. Dubin and his team are actively involved in government relations activities and the fostering of partnerships to bring about these changes. For example, IBC supported amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada to have auto theft treated as a separate offence and for an increased law enforcement presence at major Canadian ports to stop the exportation of stolen vehicles. This bill received Royal Assent in November 2010.

Mr. Dubin has over 30 years’ claims experience in the property and casualty insurance industry. He has a law degree from the University of Ottawa and holds a Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation. He is a member of the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association and a past member of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Association of Special Investigation Units. He has also instructed insurance courses for the Insurance Institute in its continuing education program.