Susan Meltzer, BA, CRM, FCIP, Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management, Aviva Canada

Susan began her career in insurance and risk management in 1975. She has performed the risk management function at a number of major corporations, including Canada Development Corporation, Bell Canada and Sun Life Financial. In 2006, she joined Aviva and is currently, VP, ERM, Aviva Canada.

Susan has been active in the Risk & Insurance Management Society (RIMS) since 1983 in various capacities including service as the President of the Society for the 1999-2000 term. She was a member of the board of the International Federation of Insurance and Risk Management Associations from 2000 to 2010, holding the position of President from 2004 to 2008. She has served on the CIP Society Council, the graduate society of the Insurance Institute of Canada.

She is the recipient of the 2001 Don Stuart Award for outstanding achievement in risk management and and the 2005 Goodell Award, bestowed by RIMS for lifetime achievement in the field.

Susan develops and presents workshops that constitute credits towards the RIMS Fellow designation In addition, she taught Risk Financing, Risk Control and Risk Management at the University of Toronto and has been a Spencer “Risk Manager In Residence” at a number of major universities in the United States and Canada.