Monika Federau, Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

Monika Federau was appointed Senior Vice-President & Chief Strategy Officer at Intact Financial Corporation in December 2013. In this role, Ms Federau leads the development of the corporate strategy and oversees the execution of the annual strategic plan. She is also responsible for the company’s corporate social responsibility initiatives as well as internal and external communications including government and media relations.


She joined Intact in 2010 as Vice President, Marketing responsible for national advertising, communication and sponsorship strategies, as well as research and digital initiatives. Prior to Intact, Ms. Federau lived in Hong Kong working for a global life insurer where she was responsible for developing and executing strategies to enhance the company’s brand throughout China and Southeast Asia.


Monika began her career in the insurance industry in product development, sales and marketing. She has also held senior marketing and operations roles at software and e-commerce companies where she was responsible for customer acquisition and revenue generation in Canada, the US, and Australia. Ms Federau holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from York University and an MBA from the Smith School of Business, Queen’s University.


Monika serves on the Board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada, the Board of the Toronto Financial Services Alliance, and is a member of the UNICEF 25th Team.