Barbara Basta, Advisory Board Member
Barbara has extensive experience as an executive manager in Canada with leading property/casualty insurers and a reinsurer, in both head office and branch operational roles in underwriting, marketing and product development. She has global insurance experience through an international strategic planning posting and management roles based in the United Kingdom. Her insurance roles include broad ranging responsibilities across all lines of business focusing on casualty and specialty commercial classes.
Barbara holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters in Business Administration. She earned her FCIP as the top graduate in Canada and served as chair of the Academic Council and on the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors of the Insurance Institute of Canada.
Barbara’s strong competencies are technical underwriting, strategic planning, establishing best practices, research and analysis, auditing and communications. Her passions include traveling, reading, golf, music and theater.