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Independent and privately-owned, we are proud of our people, confident they are delivering unparalleled service and insurance expertise to our broker partners and the Canadian businesses that make our economy strong.

We adhere to the same principles of driving change in our industry. By simplifying specialist insurance, continually improving our products, services, and systems, while investing in new technology, Excess Underwriting has become an employer of choice as we create deep, lasting relationships with our partners by doing the right thing.

George Longo

President & CEO

George Longo is President and CEO of Excess Underwriting, and a broker at Lloyd’s. Before acquiring Excess Underwriting in 2016,

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Robbin Botnick

Chief Operating Officer

Robbin is our Chief Operating Officer.  She has been a proud member of the Excess Underwriting Team since March 2019.

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Robyn Beswick

Senior Vice President and Underwriting Manager

Robyn has worked in insurance industry for over 30 years as both an Underwriter and Broker. She has worked for

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Andy Chu

Vice President, Underwriting - Specialty

Andy has 16+ years of experience underwriting for major global insurers and MGA’s, with the last 10 years specializing in

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Graeme Finnell

Senior Underwriter Casualty

Graeme has over 30 plus years of insurance experience and has worked for various domestic insurers holding both underwriting and

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Hilary Speichts

Senior Underwriter

Hilary Speichts has over 15 years experience in the insurance industry. She has spent the majority of her career underwriting

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Lara Mitrovic

Senior Underwriter

Lara Mitrovic has over 25 years experience in the insurance industry and joined Excess Underwriting in 2020. She has spent

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Jim Barnsley

Business Development

Jim Barnsley is a Business Development Professional at Excess Underwriting. He assists brokers in writing business and works closely with

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Rachel Cheung

Processing Analyst

Rachel joined the team at Excess Underwriting in February, 2020. RIBO licensed as of 2018, her career in insurance began

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Kandy Choi

Underwriter – Level 1

Kandy Choi has over 10 years experience in the insurance industry and joined Excess in 2019 as an Underwriter Assistant.

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Jasmine Chon

Underwriting Assistant

Jasmine Chon has spent 7 years in the insurance industry. She joined Excess in January 2018 and is part of

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Rosa Elias Henville

Underwriter

With over 20 years of experience, Rosa is an Underwriter at Excess. Her background has touched all aspects of the

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Katina Lee

Accounting and Processing Analyst

Katina Lee has been working in the insurance industry since 2007. She has her RIBO license and is responsible for

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Lucy Liao

Underwriter – Level 1

Lucy acquired her RIBO license in 2017 and joined Excess in 2018. She is an underwriter and has worked as

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Payal Sharda

Processing Analyst

Payal joined Excess in 2020 as a Processing Analyst after working in the field for three years. Currently, she works

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Maureen Sherk

Renewal Underwriter

Maureen Sherk has been a licensed Insurance Broker since 2002 servicing both commercial and personal lines portfolios. At Excess, she

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James Wong

Processing Analyst

James joined the team at Excess Underwriting in April 2018. He is constantly working on expanding his knowledge and expertise

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