2018 Speaker

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Craig Stewart
Vice President, Federal Affairs, IBC

As Vice-President, Federal Affairs for Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), Craig leads its national work on disaster resilience. As the trade association representing the property and casualty insurance industry in Canada, IBC’s members employ over 122,000 Canadians and paid out $9.8 billion in property claims in 2016, primarily due to severe weather and wildfire.

Prior to IBC, Craig held numerous senior positions with the federal government. He has also directed the Ottawa Bureau and Arctic program for World Wildlife Fund Canada, handled pandemic liaison, trade liaison and humanitarian donations for GlaxoSmithKline (Canada) Ltd. and founded the Miistakis Institute at the University of Calgary.

Craig holds a master of science from the University of Calgary and a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of Toronto.