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Glenn McGillivray

Glenn McGillivray is Managing Director of the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction. Prior to joining ICLR, he served as Assistant Vice President of Corporate Communications for Swiss Reinsurance Company Canada and was Corporate Secretary for three Swiss Re operations in the country. He began his insurance career at Toronto-based the Personal Insurance Company of Canada and went on to work for a major Canadian corporate law firm before joining Swiss Re in 1994 and the ICLR in November, 2005. Glenn has written more than 200 publications, journal, magazine articles and blogposts on a range of industry issues for Canadian Underwriter, Canadian Insurance, Municipal World, Disaster Management Canada and Canadian Consulting Engineer magazines, as well as for the International Journal of Insurance Law. Additionally, he speaks and lectures regularly on subjects related to the area of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance. Glenn is author of the Swiss Re publications “Cross-border litigation in the age of free trade”; “Twister: The professional reinsurer’s perspective”; and “Inside an Icestorm”. His work has appeared in the Financial Times of London’s Reinsurance Survey. He holds a B.A. in political science from Wilfrid Laurier University, a M.A. in political science from McMaster University, and a graduate diploma in corporate communication from Seneca College.