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Canadian Living Benefits Seminar


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October 18th 2023

Half-day morning session

7:30 am. - 12:00 pm.

Swiss Re

150 King St W

10th Floor

Toronto, ON M5H 1J9


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Once you have completed the registration form, the payment instructions will follow.

Speakers and Topics

  • Global Survey on Mental Health

Leigh Allen, RGA Canada

  • Process Addictions: They’re not a game!

Doctor Ash Bender, RBC

  • Update on CLHIA Critical Illness Definitions

Kerin Moreton, Munich RE

  • Critical Illness Underwriting Case Clinic

Frences Lan & Thierry Niyokindi, SCOR


Swiss Re

150 King St W

10th Floor

Toronto, ON M5H 1J9

Meet Our Team!

Russell Shaw, Senior Director, Life and Living Benefits Underwriting and Operations, RBC Insurance russell.shaw@rbc.com

Mike Sim, FLMI, FALU, RHU, Director, and Chief Underwriter (Living Benefits), Canada Life mike.sim@canadalife.com

Umair Ali, FSA, FCIA, Vice President Business, Initiatives, RGA umair.ali@rgare.com

Bronwyn Retief, FIA, Vice President, Pricing Actuary, Swiss Re bronwyn_retief@swissre.com

Maria Semak, Manager & Actuary, Munich Reinsurance Company msemak@munichre.ca

Andrea Mousseau, FLMI, FALU, HIAA, Assistant Vice-President, Underwriting, Gen RE Life/& Health Canada andrea.nousseau@genre.com

Jill Curry, Director, Underwriting Risk Management, Sun Life Financial jill.curry@sunlife.com

Preeti Varu, BA, RHU, EPC Product Manager, Equitable Life pvaru@equitable.ca

Karen Waters, FALU, FLMI, Director, Underwriting Operations RGA karen.waters@rgare.com

Sophie Clément, FLMI, FALU, RHU, Vice-President, Business Development, SCOR sclement@scor.com

Audrey Verrette, Administrator canadianlivingbenefitsseminar@gmail.com