Greg LaRochelle

Greg LaRochelle – Chair

Current Position with RAPA: Chair

Current Employer and Title: RBC Insurance – Head, Reinsurance Placements & Administration

Education: Business Administration, FLMI, ACS, ARA

Biography:  Greg LaRochelle is the Head of Reinsurance for RBC, the largest financial institution in Canada which serves 18 million clients and operates out of the operational offices located in Mississauga, Ontario. Having joined RBC in 2007, Greg has acquired a significant range of experience and expertise across a variety of insurance business lines including Life & Health (Individual & Group), Home and Automobile, Travel, and Pension De-Risking.

His expertise in governance, strategy, credit and overall reinsurance risk management leadership was promoted to his current role of Reinsurance Head in 2011. In this role Greg is responsible for all aspects of reinsurance including but not limited to treaties, systems, strategy, administration, risk management, as well as financial reporting. During his tenure, Greg has championed numerous initiatives focused on optimized reinsurance solutions to balance RBC’s exposure within the risk appetite while steadily improving each of the line of business’s portfolio performance. Greg is particularly known for his strategic leadership, risk management oversight, collaboration and community.

In addition to leading the reinsurance business, Greg is a key member of the Group Risk Management Insurance Team responsible for risk management oversight for Insurance. Outside of RBC, Greg is the Chair of the Reinsurance Administration Professionals Association and has previously executive positions on the LOMA Society of Toronto.

Contact Information: Greg LaRochelle, RBC Insurance Company, greg.larochelle@rbc.com, 905-816-2815