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December 20, 2019 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Alister Campbell as a Senior Fellow.

“Alister’s expertise in property-casualty and life insurance, and his enthusiasm for better public policy generally, make him a valuable resource for the Institute,” Robson said. “We look forward to further collaboration with him.”

“I have valued everything about my time so far with CDHI.  There are a broad range of policy issues that will see insurance becoming an even more significant topic in public debate over the next several years.  I am thrilled to be asked to continue to engage with the outstanding CDHI team to help think these topics through.” Campbell said.

Campbell is currently CEO of the Property & Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation (PACICC) – Canada’s p&c insurance policyholder protection fund.  Previously, in his 30+ year insurance sector career, Alister has served as CEO of two major Canadian insurers.

Currently, Campbell serves as Chair of the International Forum of Insurance Guarantee Schemes and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services. He previously chaired the Board of Directors of the Property & Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation and served as Deputy Chair of the Boardof the Insurance Bureau of Canada, a national association whose member companies represent 90% of the Canadian property and casualty insurance market.  Campbell is also a Member of the Board of Directors of FINAEO, a digital fintech start-up in the life insurance space.

Campbell graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A. in economics and history. He holds a master’s degree in economic history from the London School of Economics, as well as an MBA in finance from the Wharton Graduate School of Business. 

For more information please contact: C.D. Howe Institute at 416-865-1904; email: media@cdhowe.org.

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