Director, Risk Management and Insurance,
University of Toronto
John Kerr began his career in risk management and insurance over 20 years ago with the Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. Since then, he has worked in a variety of positions for The Co-operators General Insurance Company; the commercial lines department of a mid-sized Toronto insurance broker; the risk management department of a multinational building products manufacturer, Indal Limited; the Canadian Universities Reciprocal Insurance Exchange (CURIE) and, prior to joining the University of Toronto, he was Director of Corporate Risk & Insurance at the Bank of Montreal. Mr. Kerr is a member of the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) and the University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA). He earned his BA from Trent University and his Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation from the University of Toronto.