Barbara is proud to be the founding President and CEO of DAS Legal Protection Insurance Company Limited, which launched in Canada in 2010. As someone who loves start-ups, leading a team of committed and passionate professionals, offering new to Canada products that fill a real customer need, with the backing of a blue chip shareholder, ranks as her dream job.
Barbara has more than 25 years experience in the insurance industry, with a background in underwriting management, sales leadership, marketing and operations both with insurers and brokers. After beginning her career in the UK she moved to Canada ‘to seek adventure.’ She held a number of varied and exciting positions including VP Special Risks for Sun Alliance Canada, VP of Commercial, CIBC Insurance, and SVP Sales & Distribution for Zurich Canada. She then ran brokerage operations at Canada Brokerlink and BFL.
She is a Canadian Risk Manager and a Fellow, Chartered Insurance Professional majoring in Underwriting. Barbara lives in Toronto and is the mother of two boys who are currently launching their own careers.
RIAD - International Association of Legal Protection Insurance
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