Prior to entering the Insurance Industry, Benjamin worked in Corporate Finance & International Banking for one of the big 5 Canadian banks. Ben has completed all three levels of the CFA designation and provides insurance, risk management and technical advice to support Steer's rapidly expanding client base.
After gaining experience at the bank in risk management and regulatory matters for various stakeholders in multiple jurisdictions he chose to pursue an opportunity to join an underwriting team at one of the world’s largest providers of D&O, E&O, & FIB insurance. Ben underwrote Canada's largest financial institutions and built his technical abilities and industry contacts prior to joining Steer in August of 2015.
Originally from Halifax, NS, he attended Dalhousie University before moving to Toronto to attain his Masters in Finance at the Schulich School of Business, York University. Ben has lived in Zurich, Switzerland, however, Toronto, Canada is where he currently resides.