David Atkins,  M.A., FCA.
Chairman, Omega Insurance Holdings Inc. and Cigna Life Insurance Company of Canada

Having served in the military, David Atkins graduated from Oxford University with a Master of Arts in Law. Following his designation as a Chartered Accountant, he was awarded his FCA at the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1974. As a partner at Coopers & Lybrand, he served on that firm’s Executive Committee and led its financial institutions practice. 

After leaving C&L, he served as Chairman of Swiss Reinsurance Group in Canada, as well Chairman of the Audit Committees of the Swiss Reinsurance Group of companies in the United States. He is a Governor (and past Chair) of Actra Fraternal Benefit Society and Chair of its Investment Committee. David is also a director, and chair of the audit committees, of Pethealth Inc., Integrated Asset Management Inc. Nightingale Informatix Corporation and Cigna Life Insurance Company of Canada. He advises companies on matters of corporate governance and provides professional support in legal disputes.