Chris Townsend, Managing Director, P&C Insurance, Actuarial Division, OSFI

Chris Townsend recently joined OSFI as Managing Director, P&C insurance, within the Actuarial Division. Chris is responsible for managing and directing OSFI's centre of expertise in the area of P&C actuarial practice as applied by federally regulated financial institutions.

Chris brings to OSFI over 30 years of experience in the P&C industry. During his career with Aviva Canada, Chris had international experience, broker-facing field and corporate Appointed Actuary roles. He was most recently Senior Vice-President, Economic Capital. In addition, Chris has been an active member of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA), currently serving as Director of the CIA, and as liaison from the CIA to the board of the Casualty Actuarial Society.