Stephen (“Steve”) Mallory, ICD.D, FCIP, CRM

Mr. Mallory is President, CEO and founder of Directors Global Insurance Brokers Ltd., a Toronto based firm which provides commercial insurance brokerage and enterprise-risk-management services for mid-sized organizations located across Canada and internationally. Previously, he served as CEO and Region Head within two of Canada’s largest insurance brokerages.

He served from 2012 to 2017 on the board of VIA Rail Canada Inc., a Canadian Federal Crown Corporation, including as the Chair of the Governance, Risk and Strategy Committee and was a member of the Pension/Investment Committee. Previously he served from 2008 to 2012 as a director with the Standards Council of Canada, also a Federal Crown Corporation.

Since 2011, Steve has served as a member of the CSA Canadian Risk Management Mirror Committee TC 262, providing input on risk and safety standards for Canadians.

He has completed the Directors Education Programs at the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) and at the Government of Canada. He holds the CRM (Canadian Risk Management) and FCIP (Fellow, Chartered Insurance Professional) designations, and a BA from the University of Western Ontario.

Steve is an instructor teaching Board Risk Oversight to participants of the Institute of Corporate Directors, DEP/ICD.D program, in conjunction with the Rotman Business School/ University of Toronto, and delivers the session at participating universities across Canada. Steve also teaches Risk Management to students at York University in the Masters of Financial Accountability program. In 2018, Steve commences instructing Risk to students enrolled in the accredited proram offered by GPC (Governance Professionals of Canada).

In 2016, Steve authored a chapter in “The Handbook of Board Governance” (2016), by Dr. Richard A. Leblanc, and he is regularly quoted in Canadian business and risk industry publications.

In 2015, on behalf of GAiN Canada, he led a team of business people and musicians and raised funds to drill five water wells in Africa, supplying 5,000 people with fresh, clean water.