Gary Pearce is Chief Risk, Compliance and Privacy Officer for Kelly Services, Inc. in Troy, Michigan. Reporting to the General Counsel, he leads the Risk Management Group which consists of the following departments: Global Safety, Health and Environmental; Global Security Programs; Risk Intelligence; Risk Management; Unemployment Compensation; and Workers Compensation. Mr. Pearce has led Kelly’s Enterprise Risk Management program since its formation in 2007. Earlier this year he was designated Kelly’s global Data Privacy Officer.
Among Mr. Pearce’s responsibilities are Kelly’s global compliance and privacy programs, risk-related product development support, property-liability insurance, global risk financing, management of insured property/liability claims, financial and actuarial analysis of Kelly’s workers compensation programs, crisis response and disaster recovery planning, business continuity, records management, and development and execution of corporate safety strategies. Within the Enterprise Risk Management program Mr. Pearce leads corporate efforts including payroll/wage-hour governance and cyber security oversight.
Prior to joining Kelly Services in 1993, Mr. Pearce was risk financing manager for a regional health care corporation and vice president of an international insurance brokerage firm. Mr. Pearce holds an MBA from the University of Michigan, a BA from Michigan State University, and the CPCU and ARM designations. He is a former president of the Detroit chapter of the Risk & Insurance Management Society and a contributor to Risk Management magazine.
Gordon Anderson is the president of Cidel Trust Company and is a member of Cidel’s management and investment committees. In his role as president, Gordon is responsible for the operation and management of Cidel Trust Company and various other business initiatives including Cidel’s captive insurance strategy. Gordon is also responsible for institutional asset management for Western Canada. Cidel is a Canadian-based global private bank and asset manager. We help high net worth individuals, families and institutions protect and grow their wealth. Our expertise spans three well integrated service areas: 1) asset management, 2) planning, structuring & trust, and 3) banking. We’re a unique firm in the way we combine the scale and capability of a large global bank, with the continuity and genuine commitment to service of a boutique firm. For more than five decades we’ve been helping high net worth clients and some of the world’s largest institutions manage their money. We manage equity and bond portfolios as well as multi-asset class portfolios made up of non-traditional strategies. Our goal is to bring the best ideas and strategies from around the world to your portfolio, and deliver superior returns through a robust and repeatable process. In addition, we believe that smart planning and efficient structuring is the foundation upon which wealth is created and grown. We’ve built a reputation for excellence in helping clients, and their professional advisors, from around the world set up and maintain trusts, companies and foundations.
Gordon has over 15 years experience working in the captive insurance area and over 25 years experience in the investment area. Before joining Cidel, Gordon was the Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Royal Bank of Canada (Caribbean) Corporation. Prior to that, Gordon held a number of investment roles at CIBC with his last role as Director, CIBC Global Private Banking, Prairies region.
Gordon earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with honors at the University of Regina and holds professional designations as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP), Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Cynthia Johansen joined the College of Registered Nurses of B.C. (CRNBC) in 2006, as the Director of Registration, Inquiry and Discipline. She became the Registrar/CEO in April of 2012. CRNBC is responsible for the regulation of registered nurses and nurse practitioners in British Columbia. Previous to this, Cynthia served as the Registrar/CEO of the College of Dental Hygienists of B.C.
Cynthia has a BA in Political Science, a MA in Leadership Studies and a MSc in Information Management. She is the Chair of the BC Health Regulators, a society made up of the health profession regulatory colleges in BC. Cynthia is also the President of the Canadian Council of Registered Nurses Regulators and an ex-officio member of the NCLEX-RN Exam Committee. Cynthia represents CRNBC on the International Nurse Regulators Collaborative, a group if nursing regulators that includes the USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Ireland.
Cynthia has extensive experience in investigating and reporting on issues of public safety and access to care, and working with government, the public and stakeholders on improving professional practice standards and health profession regulation. Prior to joining the health profession regulatory industry in 2006, Cynthia had served as Chief of Staff to the Minister of Health Planning in B.C. and had worked in the Premiers' Office.
Mr. McLean is an Executive Director with the Financial Institutions Commission, an agency of the Ministry of Finance. He is directly responsible for overseeing the prudential and conduct supervision of insurance and trust companies operating in British Columbia. He represents the province on several working groups at the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators. Mr. McLean graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce and Masters of Economics degrees and is a member of the Professional Economist Association of British Columbia, Institute of Corporate Directors and Governance Professionals of Canada.
As a senior manager in the actuarial services practice, Carrie’s primary responsibilities are to provide strategic advice in managing her clients’ global reinsurance portfolios. She performs Appointed Actuary work for both life and P&C clients, which includes calculation/review of their actuarial liabilities and capital requirements. Her experience includes designing insurance product offerings, RFPs and renewal negotiations with thirdparty insurance companies, and the benchmarking of products across financial institutions. Carrie has been with the practice for over 10 years and has an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Toronto. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and holds the Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst credential.
Gavin Woods is Counsel within the Corporate department of Appleby’s Bermuda office and a member of the Insurance team. Gavin specialises in corporate finance, corporate structuring and insurance regulatory matters. He also has particular experience in the incorporation and licensing of (re)insurance companies, alternative risk financing vehicles (such as cat bonds and insurance-linked securities), listing on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, segregated account structures, securitisations and derivative transactions.
In addition to his practice, Gavin is recommended by Legal 500 Caribbean 2015.
Prior to joining Appleby in 2010, he worked with a ‘magic circle’ firm in both London and New York.
Gavin is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales, the New York State Bar Association and the Bermuda Bar Association.
Ron is a Managing Director and Shareholder in our Cayman office. He is responsible for the management and oversight of client relationships, including financial and regulatory reporting and special assignments related to SRS’s captive management programs in the Cayman Islands.
Ron joined SRS in 2005 and has been managing the operational aspects of our Cayman office since that time. He has over thirteen years experience in the captive and insurance industry. Ron was the former President and Chief Executive Officer for Cayman Islands National Insurance Company Ltd. Prior to that, Ron was a Senior Vice President for Marsh Management Services in the Cayman Islands where he was responsible for the financial management of approximately 75 insurance captives. He is the current Chairman of the Insurance Managers’ Association of Cayman.