Darren Godfrey, Senior Vice President, Commercial Lines

Darren Godfrey was appointed Senior Vice President, Commercial Lines of Intact Insurance in January 2020. He oversees our commercial lines product, pricing and underwriting strategies; increasing our competitiveness by bringing leading solutions to customers and brokers.


Prior to this appointment, Mr. Godfrey was appointed Senior Vice President, Personal Lines in May 2016. In this role, he was responsible for the evolution of Intact Insurance’s personal lines strategies and for increasing its competitive advantages in underwriting, pricing and product development. He played a critical role in improving the performance of our personal auto portfolio over this period.


Previously, Mr. Godfrey was the Regional Vice President in Calgary, appointed in January 2015, responsible for growing Intact Insurance’s business in Alberta via its network of independent brokers while implementing its personal and commercial lines strategies. In this role he was also responsible for the underwriting and operations teams in Calgary.


For two years prior, Mr. Godfrey was the Deputy Senior Vice President of Claims for the West Division, responsible for Intact Insurance's claims functions in Alberta, British Columbia and Manitoba, and a member of the national claims management team. He has also held other Vice President roles in claims, personal lines underwriting and actuarial services since joining the organization in 2001.


Mr. Godfrey obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Melbourne (Australia) in 1989 and a Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Studies from Macquarie University (Australia) in 1991. Since 1999, Mr. Godfrey is also a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.