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Green Building Training: Climate Reality for Cities and Infrastructure

A panel of experts addresses the science, prediction, planning and risk of climate realities for cities and infrastructure. Panel Participants: Alec Hay, Dir...
Oct 30
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ICLR Friday Forum: National Riverine Floodplain Mapping Framework (Oct 10, 2014)

Public Safety Canada is the lead federal agency responsible for disaster prevention and mitigation. In response to increase in flood intensity and flood dama...
Oct 20
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ICLR Friday Forum: The role of groundwater in flooding (Sept 24, 2014)

On September 24, 2014, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction held a workshop entitled 'The role of groundwater in flooding' with Cathy Ryan from the ...
Sep 30
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'Looking at water through a disaster risk reduction lens' (E3 Symposium - May 9, 2014

ICLR Managing Director Glenn McGillivray opens the afternoon session of the E3 Symposium at Centennial College with a speech entitled 'Looking at water throu...
Sep 25
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Climate change and insurance with ICLR's McBean & McGillivray (The National - Sept. 21, 2014)

Dr. Gordon McBean, Director of Policy and Glenn McGillivray, Managing Director, ICLR, talk about the challenges of getting climate change front in mind in th...
Sep 23
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ICLR special webinar: Observations from the June 17, 2014 Angus ON tornado (July 3, 2014)

On Thursday, July 3 ICLR conducted a webinar entitled 'What can we do to mitigate tornado damage: Observations from the Angus tornado.' The session was led b...
Jul 7
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ICLR's Paul Kovacs on Managing disaster risk and protecting Canadians (June 20, 2014)

On June 20, 2014, ICLR Executive Director Paul Kovacs appeared on BNN to talk about managing disaster risk and protecting Canadians.
Jun 26
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ICLR Forecast Webinar: 2014 Canadian wildfire season (June 6, 2014)

On June 6, 2014 ICLR held a Webinar providing a forecast of the 2014 Canadian wildfire season. The interactive webinar, lead by Kerry Anderson of the Canadia...
Jun 12
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ICLR Friday Forum: Marine risks and coastal flooding (May 23, 2014)

On May 23, 2014, ICLR held a Friday Forum workshop entitled 'Predicting and projecting the frequency of extreme marine events on time scales of days to decad...
Jun 10
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ICLR: Global changes and catastrophic loss; Glenn McGillivray

In this session, Glenn McGillivray, Managing Director of the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction, speaks about the increasing challenges faced by vario...
May 29
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Building resiliency to natural hazards into new homes - an interview with Murray Pound

On September 19, 2013, after closing our Second Basement Flood Symposium in Toronto (at which he spoke) ICLR sat down with Alberta master homebuilder Murray ...
May 20
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7 Second basement flooding symposium: Murray Pound, Gold Seal Homes

On September 19, 2013, ICLR held its 2nd Urban and Basement Flooding Symposium in Toronto. Here, Murray Pound, President, Gold Seal Homes, Carstairs, AB, pre...
May 12
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ICLR Friday Forum: Wildland Fire Risk Management (April 11, 2014)

On April 11, 2014, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction conducted a workshop with David Martell, University of Toronto, entitled 'Forest fire manage...
May 8
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CBC interview with ICLR's Paul Kovacs on extreme weather events (April 23, 2014)

Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) Executive Director Paul Kovacs comments on extreme weather events and the need for mitigation. The interview...
May 7

Profile Information

Current Title
Managing Director
Current Employer
Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction
Past Employment/Experience
Swiss Reinsurance Company Canada
The Personal Insurance Company
Education
BA Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University
MA Political Science, McMaster University
Graduate Diploma, Corporate Communication, Seneca College
Location
Toronto
Professional Summary
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.
Website
http://www.iclr.org

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