Swiss Reinsurance Company Canada
The Personal Insurance Company
BA Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University
MA Political Science, McMaster University
Graduate Diploma, Corporate Communication, Seneca College
Glenn McGillivray is Managing Director of the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction. Prior to joining ICLR, he served as Assistant Vice President of Corporate Communications for Swiss Reinsurance Company Canada and was Corporate Secretary for three Swiss Re operations in the country.
He began his insurance career at Toronto-based the Personal Insurance Company of Canada and went on to work for a major Canadian corporate law firm before joining Swiss Re in 1994 and the ICLR in November, 2005.
As an award-winning insurance writer his work has been widely disseminated across Canada. At Swiss Re, he was managing editor of the “review” – the only monthly technical reinsurance newsletter of its kind in the country. Glenn has written more than 100 publications, journal, and magazine articles on a range of industry issues for Canadian Underwriter, Canadian Insurance, Municipal World, Disaster Management Canada and Canadian Consulting Engineer magazines, as well as for the International Journal of Insurance Law. Glenn sits on the Board of Advisors for the Risk Studies Centre, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. Additionally, he speaks and lectures regularly on subjects related to the area of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance.
Glenn is author of the Swiss Re publications “Cross-border litigation in the age of free trade”; “Twister: The professional reinsurer’s perspective”; and “Inside an Icestorm”. His work has appeared in the Financial Times of London’s Reinsurance Survey.
He holds a B.A. in political science from Wilfrid Laurier University, a M.A. in political science from McMaster University, and a graduate diploma in corporate communication from Seneca College.