Patrick Barbeau, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Patrick Barbeau was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in June 2021. In this role, Mr. Barbeau has global accountability for Claims, Technology and our two labs, the Intact Lab and the Data Lab.


From 2016 until his recent appointment, he held the role of Senior Vice President, Claims at Intact Insurance. In this role, Mr. Barbeau was responsible for all claims operations across Canada.


From December 2013 to April 2016, he was Senior Vice President of Personal Lines Prior to that, Mr. Barbeau was Vice President of Personal Lines from 2011 to 2013. In that position, he was responsible for Personal Lines rating and underwriting for the Quebec region. As part of his duties, he was involved in the AXA Canada and Jevco integration activities.


Mr. Barbeau joined ING Canada in 2000 in the Actuarial department. He was appointed Manager of the Actuarial Department at belairdirect in 2003. In 2004, he became Vice President, Underwriting at belairdirect and later Vice President, Quebec Region, at belairdirect.


In 2008, Mr. Barbeau became Vice President of Marketing and Communications at belairdirect, and was promoted to Deputy, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations in Direct to Consumer Distribution for Intact in 2010.


Mr. Barbeau is a graduate of the Université de Laval à Québec holding an actuarial degree. He is also a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society.