Senior Director, Sustainability, The Co-operators Group
Barbara Turley-McIntyre began her insurance career as an independent broker in Montreal in 1980. In 1997 she joined The Co-operators Group Limited, a $40 billion Canadian-owned, multi-product insurance/financial services company, where she has managed underwriting teams in property and casualty. She has also been responsible for community and shareholder relations. Barbara leads the development and implementation of the Sustainability Vision, Policy and Strategy with responsibility for producing the annual Sustainability Report and carbon management programs. She directs The Co-operators community programs, including The Co-operators Foundation.
Barbara holds a Chartered Insurance Professional designation and is presently enrolled in the Masters in Environment and Business at the University of Waterloo. She volunteers with organizations that advance sustainable development and is a Director with The Natural Step Canada, a board member of the Sustainability Environment Committee of the Canadian Co-operative Association and is associated with the United Nations Environment Program, Financial Institutions as a board member of the Global Steering Committee, the Principles for Sustainable Insurance Board and is the Co-Chair of the North American Task Force.