Most recently, Steve was Director of External Communications for Insurance Bureau of Canada responsible for both traditional and social media activities, all digital platforms and the events team. His focus was helping deliver results on key industry files such as auto insurance reform, adaptation to severe weather and managing climate crises and the fight against insurance fraud.
A senior communications professional, Steve now operates his own communications company, has worked on the PR agency side, taught communications at Humber College and from 2008 to 2010, was Assistant Vice President, Communications with Sun Life Financial responsible for setting and managing the strategic direction for communications programs across the company. Prior to Sun Life, Steve was Director of Corporate Communications with TMX Group Inc., the company which operates Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange.
Along his professional journey, Steve has stopped to take time to build, grow and nurture an extensive list of international business and financial media contacts. He was instrumental in the communications efforts leading up to TSX Group's Initial Public Offering in 2002, the first stock exchange in North America to take this step. He also helped create the TMX Broadcast Centre, a multipurpose high-tech presentation and media facility and home to many of Canada's national television broadcasters.