Yvonne Kangas – Membership Chair

Current Position with RAPA: Membership Chair

Current Employer and Title: Pacific Life Re, Operations Manager


Yvonne has worked within the insurance industry for the last 15 years.

Yvonne started her career as an Insurance Advisor with SunLife and later Manulife focusing on Life, Health, CI and DI products.  After 4 years in Sales, she transitioned to the New Business department at Manulife where she quickly became a part of the management team focusing on administration and back office support. Thereafter, Yvonne started with Pacific Life in the US where she led the New Business and Contract Administration team focusing on Structured Settlements, Retirement Annuities before returning to Canada to join Pacific Life Re in 2017 as an Operations Manager focusing on the reinsurance side of the business for Life, CI, DI and Longevity.

Yvonne has been involved with RAPA since she joined Pacific Life Re in 2017. She originally participated in the Education Committee and then last year she was involved with the Innovation Committee.  Yvonne is now excited about the opportunity to be the Membership Chair to broaden her experience with RAPA and further progress in building her knowledge within reinsurance.

Contact info: yvonne.kangas@pacificlifere.com,  Tel: 416.408.9906