Tom is the Leader of the Corporate Division in our Vancouver Office.
His insurance career began 16 years ago after having practiced law for three years in the area of commercial litigation. Prior to joining BFL, he held a variety of senior executive roles, including Director, Specialty Leader, and Branch Manager with a global insurance broker. His breadth of experience includes providing strategic direction for the Canadian operations of a global insurance firm, creating and implementing a managing general underwriting agency across Canada, and providing leadership and general oversight for a major retail branch operation involved in commercial, marine, mining, professional, financial and employee benefit business.
As a Client Executive, Tom has provided risk management and insurance expertise for a variety of major public and corporate entities in the manufacturing, retail, pulp and paper, mining, energy and technology industries. As a legal practitioner, his primary focus was in the area of shareholder and directors litigation. This background has led him to focus in the area of Executive Liability.
Tom is a current member of the Canadian Bar Association and holds a Canadian Risk Management designation from Simon Fraser University (CRM).