Colin Kearney
Global Chief Underwriting & Claims Officer

Colin is responsible for the direct supervision, management and motivation of the underwriting staffs in the Canadian market in order to provide accurate and timely appraisal of all facultative reinsurance cases as well as implement country-specific underwriting practices. Colin also works directly with clients throughout the deal process to foster strong relationships, develop innovative solutions that meet clients' needs and achieve results within risk management objectives.

He directs the development and revision of SGLA’s Canada risk selection guidelines and other underwriting programs & processes, including the development, implementation and documentation of consistent underwriting practices, controls and procedures aligning with those of the SGLA Underwriting Division.

Prior to joining SGLA in November 2014, Colin’s roles included Support and Development manager in SCOR Paris and Chief Underwriter Europe of Transamerica Reinsurance. Colin has over 25 years of experience working in the Reinsurance and Insurance Industry which includes exposure to numerous International markets and presentations at numerous Underwriting events and Seminars. He is a founder member of the French Underwriters Association and holds an MBA from the Open University Business School in Milton Keynes and numerous Insurance certificates including a Diploma in Underwriting from the Chartered Institute of Insurance.

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