Colin Simpson, IBAO (Canada)
Colin Simpson is CEO of Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) and Independent Broker Resources Inc. (IBRI), IBAO’s “for profit” entity. Simpson specializes in corporate transformation and change management. He has worked in the Canadian Insurance industry for more than 15 years and is a seasoned corporate executive and director. His recent roles have focused on the North American P&C market and have included leading Kingsway Financial Services as president and CEO through, arguably, the most turbulent period of its corporate history. He was also the former president and CEO of Intrinsync Insurance Solutions. Simpson has held other senior executive roles that have leveraged both his strategic and operational capabilities, including as president and CEO of York Fire & Casualty Insurance and as director of a number of independent trusts formed to raise capital for the Kingsway Financial Group. His outstanding work has earned him a spot at the Insurance Business Canada Awards 2020. Simpson holds an Honours Degree in Business Law and Economics and a Master of Science in Accountancy and Finance degree, both from the University of Stirling. He is also a qualified chartered accountant (Scotland).