Executive Vice President, Global Specialty Lines
In June 2021, Mr. Godfrey was appointed Executive Vice President, Global Specialty Lines. He oversees all operations in North America through Intact Specialty Solutions and in the United Kingdom and Europe through RSA Insurance. Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Godfrey held the role of Senior Vice President, Commercial Lines of Intact Insurance beginning in January 2020. He was responsible for our commercial lines’ product, pricing and underwriting strategies; increasing our competitiveness by bringing leading solutions to customers and brokers.
In May 2016, Mr. Godfrey was appointed Senior Vice President, Personal Lines. 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.
He has held many roles within the company prior to his appointment in Personal Lines. He was Regional Vice President in Calgary where he was responsible for growing Intact Insurance’s business in Alberta. Mr. Godfrey was also the Deputy Senior Vice President of Claims for the West Division in Alberta, British Columbia and Manitoba. His other roles included Vice President responsibilities 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.