Rowan Saunders

Rowan Saunders

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Saunders is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Economical Insurance, effective November 1, 2016. His extensive background includes over 30 years of international P&C industry experience, holding progressive positions in the areas of underwriting, marketing, sales and finance, and most recently twelve years as the President and CEO of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada, a P&C insurer. He is the past Chairman, a current member of the board of directors, and Chair of the audit committee of the Insurance Bureau of Canada, and a member of the boards of Equitable Group Inc. and its related Canadian bank. Mr. Saunders is a past member of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario’s CEO Advisory Committee, the board of directors of the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction, and the board of directors of Facility Association. Mr. Saunders holds a BA from York University, as well as a Canadian Risk Management designation, and is a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of Canada.