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Hi Canada, we’re Beazley. 
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Who We Are

Beazley is a global sustainable specialist insurer that enables our clients to explore new ventures, create innovative solutions, and build a stronger tomorrow. We strive to do the right thing rather than the easy thing and put being a sustainable business at the heart of everything we do. We help to shape a brighter future for our people, partners, and planet. In a world fast becoming complex, we relish a challenge and are seen as the insurance industry's go to problem solvers, seeing every risk as an opportunity to do things differently.

Our Canadian Solutions

Beazley began in 1986 and has been a reliable partner in the Canadian market for almost three decades. We offer over 30 specialized products in Canada supported by a team of empowered local underwriters and responsive claims managers. Visit one of our product categories below to learn more.  

Bringing Different to Life

We understand that businesses are run by real people feeling real impact, so we work hard to ensure our broker partners and clients get the best solution quickly and feel supported at every step. It's by working with us that you'll experience the Beazley difference. 

Click on one of the case studies below to see us in action.

It’s not what we do, but how we do it, that drives our difference.

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The Beazley Difference

BEING BOLD

Freedom lies in being bold. We dare to be different and seek bold possibilities to create more innovative, fair and satisfying outcomes for our clients, brokers and employees. From insuring the highest building in the world, to the first commercial lunar vehicle to operate on the moon - we boldly go where others won’t.

STRIVING FOR BETTER

Good is a start, but we go all-out for better.  A driven community of individuals relentlessly push the needle and creating value. From launching the market’s first dedicated ESG syndicate to the establishment of our business unit focusing on designing digital insurance solutions, we pride ourselves on always going above and beyond.  Simply put, at  Beazley we go to 11.  

DOING THE RIGHT THING

Acting with integrity in a straightforward, decent way is instinctive. Open and honest with others, we show respect and empathy however challenging the situation – demonstrated by our multi-award winning claims team.  Doing the right thing makes for a fair-minded, rewarding environment and makes work and life better for all.

Meet our team

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    Derek Dow – Focus Group Leader, International Miscellaneous Medical & Life Sciences, Vancouver
    "As the International Misc Med and Life Sciences focus group leader, I work with our broker partners and insureds to deliver innovative and comprehensive solutions."  

     

    Rhea Turchinetz – Head of Canada Underwriting, Beazley Digital, Vancouver
    "I support Beazley Digital’s objective of using technology to streamline and simplify the quote and bind process for our broker partners while maintaining the level of service and underwriting expertise our Canadian broker partners expect from us as a world-class specialty lines insurer."

     

    Evan Pollock – Underwriter, Product Recall, Toronto
    "I write product recall policies for Canadian companies, primarily focusing on risks in the small to mid-market space. I provide our broker partners and insureds with an innovative approach to underwriting consumable and non-food products with a particularly broad trigger on our form." 

     

    Kim Podolak - Broker Relations Manager, Toronto
    "I oversee our Canadian brokerage relationships. A favourite part of my role is connecting our underwriters with our broker partners; and having a broker’s face light up when we’ve outlined a product that they didn’t know we underwrote that can help their client."

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    Krystyna Kouri – Claims Manager  
    "My background as a lawyer with 20+ years of experience handling claims in the specialty lines insurance market enables me to support our broker partners and insureds in Canada." 

     

     

    Veronique Neron – Underwriter, Entertainment, Montreal 
    "As the Canadian media and enter underwriter, I aim to find creative solutions to help our broker partners and insureds achieve their goals. Our policies cover a broad range of media and entertainment companies." 

     

    Defne Tuncer – Underwriter, Financial Lines, Toronto
    "As a Financial Lines Underwriter, I work on Canadian-domiciled financial institutions and management liability risks. I write large private and publicly traded companies, both on the Canadian exchanges and dual-listed on US exchanges. I also work with our Global Programmes team to service our clients’ multinational exposure, helping facilitate local policy solutions in over 170 countries. My team and I look to provide bespoke and creative solutions wherever necessary to effectively meet our broker partners’ and insureds' needs." 

    Emilie Gravel - Territory Manager, Toronto
    "I develop relationships with our Canadian broker partners to ensure they know about and can access our innovative specialty insurance products using various distribution channels."

2024 Events

  • March 19-20 - Net Diligence Cyber Risk Summit, Toronto, ON

    May 7 - Insurance Brokers Association of Alberta (IBAA) Trade Show – Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, AB

    May 14-17 -  Rendez-vous Canada 2024, – Centre des Congres de Quebec

    May 26-28 - e-Health 2024 Conference & Tradeshow – Parq Vancouver, Vancouver

    September 4 - The Insurance Brokers Association of B.C. (IBABC) Trade Show – Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, BC

  • October 6-9 - RIMS Canada - Vancouver, BC

    October 9-10 - Atlantic Canada Broker Convention, Hilton Convention Centre, Saint John, NB

    October 23-24 - Insurance Brokers of Association of Ontario (IBAO) Conference, Sheraton Centre Toronto, ON

    November - Regroupement des cabinets de courtage d'assurance du Québec (RCCAQ)