Insurance Council of BC seeks a new Executive Director

by WMC

Insurance Council of BC seeks a new Executive Director

Our client, the Insurance Council of BC is a self-regulatory organization, established to licence and regulate the activities of life and general insurance agents, salespersons and adjusters. The Council serves and protects the public by regulating licensees under the Financial Institutions Act by promoting ethical conduct, integrity and competence.  With over 35,000 licensees in British Columbia, it has become a model of efficient and effective oversight and leadership.  It is highly regarded across Canada. They are looking for an:

Executive Director

The Executive Director provides leadership by working closely with the Council Board and staff within a Policy Governance framework to achieve the goals and strategic vision of the Council. He/she is responsible for building upon a high-performing organization that regulates the profession, protects the public interest, and establishes and maintains positive relationships with members, industry, government, and other stakeholders. The Executive Director establishes a clear, confident direction in the province and takes a prominent leadership role on a national stage for the evolvement of the industry. The Executive Director ensures efficient operations, proper regulation, ongoing promotion and growth, risk management and effective succession management of the organization.

The successful candidate will have considerable experience in a regulatory, multi-stakeholder environment, with some exposure to the financial services industry. She/he will have demonstrated success in leading an organization both strategically and at a hands-on management level.  An ability to create consensus and move the mission and vision of The Council forward in an increasingly complex environment.

If you are interested and feel you have the experience that we are looking for please apply, in strict confidence, at If you have questions, please call 1-800-790-5040 ext. 3727, or visit