Senior Underwriter, Professional Risk
ACE Group Canada
Meike Payne serves as Senior Underwriter in ACE’s professional risk division. Based in Toronto, Canada she underwrites ACE’s professional liability book of business focusing on technology E&O risks, media liability, miscellaneous E&O, employed lawyers liability and privacy & cyber liability. She is also responsible for developing broker relationships and marketing the company’s E&O and cyber products as well as assisting with privacy liability product development.
Meike started her insurance career as a broker spending 13 years with Marsh Canada Limited and rising to the position of Vice President. During her tenure at Marsh she served as Client Executive with responsibility for managing large risk accounts including program design, insurance placement and claims service. Specialising in communications, media and technology companies, she assumed the additional role as Canadian National Practice Leader for communications and media. Meike joined ACE in September 2013.
A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Meike received a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance and Economics. She holds the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and Certificate in Risk Management (CRM) designations and is pursuing the Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) designation. She is active in her local community and has served as program facilitator for Junior Achievement of Canada and volunteers with the Halton District School Board.