Board of directors /
The Canadian Association of Managing General Agents is a federally incorporated non-profit trade association whose membership consists of property & casualty MGAs, and is dedicated to shaping the landscape of delegated underwriting in Canada. It is lead by a Board of Directors appointed from the membership, and managed by the Managing Director; CAMGA wholeheartedly represents its members and the Canadian MGA market.
The Board of Directors appoints committees to investigate, discuss, deliberate, report and propose courses of action within their mandate. Currently there is a regulatory affairs committee whose mandate is to lead the association in discussions with regulators, government officials and other stakeholders on various regulatory issues impacting the MGA sector.
Board of Directors / Conseil d’administration
MICHAEL LOUGH, FCIP, CRM
Vice President, Specialty Programs & Associations
Intact Public Entities
Michael’s insurance career began in the early 1990’s. His focus is to develop relationships with specialized brokers across Canada and create new opportunities with specialty organizations and targeted associations. Michael and his team of experts specialize in creating new and unique solutions for brokers and clients by providing the best risk solutions available enabling Frank Cowan Company to be an innovator and pioneer in the insurance industry.
Johann started his insurance career in 1995 as an Underwriting Analyst. Always seeking a better approach, he created data analytics, rating, and underwriting tools long before big-data became king. In 2002, Johann moved to a retail broker, Key Insurance, and subsequently sold his interests in 2006. In 2007, Johann and partners founded i3 Underwriting as a tech-forward commercial lines MGA specializing in complex casualty, construction, professional, and specialty lines insurance. i3 is proud to be Lloyd’s first fully virtual cover-holder, where all staff work-from-home, and that future-focused entrepreneurism still thrives in the business today. Johann is now the President of i3 Underwriting, and as a member of CAMGA he looks forward to supporting new entrepreneurs, learning from peers, and adding his view to help shape the future of delegated authority underwriting in Canada.
JOHN A. BARCLAY
President & Chief Executive Officer
Three Holdings Inc.
John has spent over 25 years in the insurance industry and has held a diverse range of roles and responsibilities, in both retail broker and underwriting businesses. John’s role at Three Holdings focuses on the execution of the company strategy and performance management for the group with an active role in Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Development.
Steve has been a government and public affairs professional for more than 20 years. He has worked for a large Canadian bank, a foreign government, several government elected representatives. He worked for 12 years at the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada and started his own government relations firm SkyBridge Strategies, which represents segments of the insurance industry with governments. He was appointed Managing Director of CAMGA in October 2020
REGULATORY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:
Governance & Nominating Committee: